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The week’s 10 most compelling photos from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida photos of the week for November 3 – November 10.

This week’s post features two women hockey players getting into a scuffle, a freshly rehabilitated green sea turtle being released back into the wild, a mural of Lady Gaga, and a two-headed chicken.

All photos are from the Associated Press or the Tampa Bay Times and were transmitted or published between November 3 and November 10.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) upends Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, (72) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won the game 5-4 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) TPA115
CHERIE DIEZ | Times The two-headed chicken at the St Pete Museum of History, St. Petersburg, Fla., Nov. 6, 2017. At Friday's Two-Headed Calf Fest at the museum, which celebrated its oddities, they revealed a new donation -- a two-headed chicken born in Tampa in the 1930s and recently donated after the owner read about the two-headed calf. The calf is a 92-year-old taxidermied calf that was born in Safety Harbor in 1925 with two heads, 6 legs and two tails.
ALESSANDRA DA PRA | Times Tampa muralist Cam Parker, 33, poses for a portrait in front of his mural of Lady Gaga in the 1700 block of N Franklin Street in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Parker hopes to catch the pop star's attention and that she will take a selfie with the mural when she comes to Tampa in concert December 1, 2017. "I don't want to use the word stalking," Parker said. "But I've been screaming from the top of my social media lungs."
LOREN ELLIOTT | Times Outside linebacker Lavonte David (54) is overcome with emotion on the sidelines after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense allowed yet another New Orleans Saints score and the game turned into a blowout during the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.
LUIS SANTANA | Times Ludacris performs on stage at Wild 94.1's Last Damn Show at Amalie Arena. The year end hip hop concert returned after a five-year hiatus, drawing more than 9,000 fans. [Friday November 3, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
DIRK SHADD | Times Alexis Hartman, 3, sports her "I Voted" stickers as she gets her sister's foot in her face while snuggling up to her mom, Michele Pliner, as mom talks to candidates while leaving the Coliseum after voting in St. Petersburg Tuesday afternoon (11/07/17). "You always come to vote with me or daddy," Pliner said. The foot belongs to Alexis' little sister, Adelyn, who is almost 9 months old, Michele Pliner said.
LOREN ELLIOTT | Times Canada's Meghan Agosta (left) gets into a tussle with the United States' Kelly Pannek (right) during the third period of a Four Nations Cup hockey game between the U.S. WomenÕs National Team and Canada at Florida Hospital Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.
SCOTT KEELER | Times The exhibition, Star Wars and the Power of Costume, featuring more than 60 original costumes from various Star Wars movies, opens this weekend to members of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg and to the general public on Monday at the museum. Left to Right: BB-8 from The Force Awakens, 2015, C-3P0 from The Empire Strikes Back, 1980, and R2-D2 from A New Hope, 1977.
JIM DAMASKE | Times Clear water in the grass flats reveals a life visible under the ripples. A green sea turtle, named “Apple Jacks” by biologists from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium that just released the rehabilitated animal, glides through clear water in the grass flats under the ripples behind Honeymoon Island recently. The turtle, rescued in February, had suffered injuries consistent with a boat strike and also had fibropapilloma tumors. The aquarium has received 13 sea turtles with boat strike injuries this year. Many do not survive.

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