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Race of the mascots

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium hosted its mascot race on Siesta Key Beach on March 8.

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  • | 6:00 a.m. March 8, 2017
Photo by Anna Brugmann
Photo by Anna Brugmann
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Scully the seabird flew across the finish line Tuesday at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium’s mascot race.

Scully raced against eight mascots from across the area, including University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s Rocky D. Bull and Mote’s Shelley the sea turtle to raise awareness for Mote’s 31st annual Run for the Turtles 5K on April 1. For information and to register, visit


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