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LA Times Today: He sued SeaWorld to liberate the whales. Then he started getting postcards from them
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LA Times Today: He sued SeaWorld to liberate the whales. Then he started getting postcards from them

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In 2018, civil rights attorney and animal activist Matthew Strugar received a postcard asking for his help.

What makes this story unusual, is that the postcard was from a whale. And over the next three years, almost a dozen more postcards just like it were delivered to his office.

L.A. Times staff writer Anita Chabria unraveled the mystery for us.