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Portland Whale named

Portland Whale named

Competition Winner announced

Following a competition Portland’s new local a South East Australian Southern Right Whale has been officially named ‘Patches of Portland’ reflecting its patchy appearance.

Local Michelle James was the winning entrant with her creative whale name picked out of 150 other entries.

The three-week long competition saw some clever names put forward by the community but Michelle’s was the Portland Information Centre’s favourite.

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Ms James was surprised to hear that her name suggestion had won and is proud to be a part of it.

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