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Y12 August 2011

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Y12 August 2011

Picture by: NOAA Picture taken on: March 27th, 2012

Tags: Editor Dolphin Barataria sample

Aug 2011: Veterinarians collect a urine sample from Y12, a 16-year-old adult male bottlenose dolphin caught near Grand Isle, Louisiana. Y12’s health evaluation determined that he was significantly underweight, anemic, and had indications of liver and lung disease. After the evaluation and attachment of VHF and satellite-linked tags, Y12 was released.