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Orca expert takes new photos of killer whale's injuries

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - There are new pictures of the wound suffered by a killer whale at SeaWorld during a performance earlier this month.

Orca expert Dr. Ingrid Visser took these pictures Sunday.

SeaWorld says Nakai was hurt during a performance September 20, when he came into contact with a portion of the pool structure.

Pictures show a gaping wound on the orca's lower jaw.

But Dr. Visser says she thinks the injury looks like it was made by another killer whale.

News 8 contacted SeaWorld, who responded that the wounds on Nakai are not bite marks. They reaffirmed that he was injured when he hit part of the pool.

Nakai is currently receiving antibiotics and vets are monitoring his healing.

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