CLEARWATER, Fla. – Winter, the prosthetic-tailed dolphin that starred in the “Dolphin Tale” movies, may be fighting a gastrointestinal infection.
Winter’s Care Team at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium posted an update over the weekend saying Winter was not behaving normally over the last week.
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Veterinarians said initial bloodwork suggests Winter may be battling an infection.
Winter, who has a prosthetic tail, has inspired millions of people around the world for her survival story.
Winter is 16 years old, but when she was just 2 months old, she lost her tail after in a crab trap. “Dolphin Tale” chronicled Winter’s recovery using a prosthetic tail.
Aquarium officials say none of their other animals have shown signs of illness.
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