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Tue October 25, 2011
Beluga Whale Travels on Fed Ex Plane to Connecticut
Partnerships are common at zoos and aquariums for breeding programs but what does it take to transfer animals across the country safely? Especially if the animal you're talking about is a 2100 pound beluga whale?
Kristine Magao, Supervisor of Belugas, at Mystic Aquarium spoke with WNPR's Lucy Nalpathanchil about the recent journey of Naluark, a male beluga whale who came to Mystic from Chicago's John G Shedd Aquarium.