CLEARWATER, Fla. (WSVN) — A rare white dolphin was spotted in a canal in Clearwater.
The dolphin was first seen in Clearwater with its mother in 2021.
Officials at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium said the marine mammal’s name is Cherub, and this is the first time it has been seen in a year.
Marine biologists said the dolphin suffers from a condition called hypopigmentation that causes its skin to appear white.
Cherub has a scar on its tail, which was most likely caused by a shark bite.
Veterinarians said it looks like the dolphin is doing well.
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