Whale 68: Humpback a valuable research subject in life and after death
A fluke photo from the final sighting of Snow, or Whale 68, on June 26, 2001. Snow was hit July 13 and found floating dead on July 16, 2011. A necropsy by marine mammal veterinarian Frances Gulland of The Marine Mammal Center in California determined that the cause of death was blunt trauma and skull fracture.
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