Surgeon Makes Back Brace... for Whale

Rescued SeaWorld pilot whale has scoliosis

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 15, 2011 6:35 PM CST

(Newser) – A whale nicknamed “300” beached herself in the Florida Keys this spring—but her troubles didn't end there. The pilot whale, transported to SeaWorld for care, developed curvature of the spine, which prevented her from using her tail correctly. Fortunately, an orthopedic surgeon...   Read full story »


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