J.J. the Orphaned Baby Gray Whale arrives at La Jolla Shores

J.J. the Orphaned Baby Gray Whale created by D. Lynn Reeves is in her new home at Kellogg Park. Photo: Dave Schwab

J.J. the Orphaned Baby Gray Whale is in place at Kellogg Park playground in La Jolla Shores, but is currently fenced off from use because a shade structure will be put up to protect the bronze sculpture from the heat, said Kathleen Hasenauer, deputy director for the San Diego Park & Recreation Department.

“The plan is to have a structure installed over the sculpture because it tends to get hot in the sun and we don’t want anybody touching a hot surface,” she said.

Shoreline Park Director Dan Daneri said Friends of La Jolla Shores is in charge of providing a new shade structure for the sculpture. It is likely to take about three weeks to get it done.

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Posted by Dave Schwab on Jun 1, 2011. Filed under Featured Story, La Jolla, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “J.J. the Orphaned Baby Gray Whale arrives at La Jolla Shores”

  1. Greg

    Isn’t this an old story?

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