Voyaging

From left, the editor, his son Jake, and two volunteers help keep a pygmy sperm whale afloat off of Key Biscayne, FL.

Heartbeat of the Dying Sea

The pygmy sperm whale rolled and flapped its tail as it struggled at the swash line. It was about the size of a big porpoise, clearly weakened by the ordeal. Police had cordoned off the beach and were waiting for a wildlife expert to arrive.

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