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Dolphin rescued in Collier Bay near Marco

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The mangled tail of an injured dolphin, the result of getting caught in fishing line in Collier Bay. The dolphin, named Seymour, was rescued and brought to Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp to be X-rayed, and was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild.

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Greg Kahn/Staff The mangled tail of an injured dolphin, the result of getting caught in fishing line in Collier Bay. The dolphin, named Seymour, was rescued and brought to Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp to be X-rayed, and was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild.

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An injured dolphin lies on a tarp on a boat at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp on March 9, 2012. The dolphin, named Seymour, was getting X-rays on his tail, which became severely tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay.  Seymour was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
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A crowd gathers at the Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island as marine animal rescue crews prepare to take X-rays of a dolphin that's tail became tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay. After X-rays, the dolphin, named Seymour, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Marine animal rescue crews prepare to take X-rays of an injured dolphin at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island on March 9, 2012. After X-rays, the dolphin, named Seymour, who was injured when his tail became tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
A crowd gathers at the Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island as marine animal rescue crews prepare to take X-rays of a dolphin that's tail became tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay. After X-rays, the dolphin, named Seymour, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
The satellite tag on an injured dolphin, who was rescued after being tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay. The dolphin, named Seymour, was brought to Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp to be X-rayed, and was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
The mangled tail of an injured dolphin, the result of getting caught in fishing line in Collier Bay. The dolphin, named Seymour, was rescued and brought to Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp to be X-rayed, and was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
An injured dolphin lies on a tarp on a boat at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp on March 9, 2012. The dolphin, named Seymour, was getting X-rays on his tail, which had become severely tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay.  Seymour was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
An injured dolphin lies on a tarp on a boat at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp on March 9, 2012. The dolphin, named Seymour, was getting X-rays on his tail, which had become severely tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay.  Seymour was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Marine animal rescue crews measure the length and width of an injured dolphin after taking X-rays of it at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island on March 9, 2012. After measuring him, the dolphin, named Seymour, who was injured when his tail became severely tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Marine animal rescue crews bring an injured dolphin back to sea after taking X-rays of it at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island on March 9, 2012. After X-rays and measurement, the dolphin, named Seymour, who was injured when his tail became severely tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Marine animal rescue crews prepare to take X-rays of an injured dolphin at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island on March 9, 2012. After X-rays, the dolphin, named Seymour, who was injured when his tail became tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Marine animal rescue crews prepare to take X-rays of an injured dolphin at Collier Boulevard Boat Ramp near Marco Island on March 9, 2012. After X-rays, the dolphin, named Seymour, who was injured when his tail became tangled in fishing line in Collier Bay, was determined to be healthy enough to be released back into the wild, but had a satellite tag on so he could be monitored.

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