SUN-TIMES: Shedd Aquarium experts help rescue and relocate beluga whale in Canada

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The Sun-Times is reporting, “Marine mammal health experts from the Shedd Aquarium on Thursday rescued and relocated a young male beluga whale found in Canada kilometers away from its herd to ensure its long-term survival.

With the help of other scientists, veterinarians and animal care experts from the Vancouver Aquarium and the University of Montreal, the group completed the first ever bi-national rescue to save a stranded beluga whale from the St. Lawrence Estuary population near Quebec.

Beluga whales — the beloved “canaries of the sea” — survive best within a herd, according to experts…”

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