October 22, 2018

Beluga whale dies at Shedd Aquarium

Puiji, a 25-year-old female beluga whale who was an original member of the Shedd Aquarium’s beluga collection in 1989, died following a seizure in her Oceanarium pool Wednesday night, according to aquarium officials.

The mother of two successful beluga calf births at the Shedd, Puiji had been under treatment for an undisclosed medical problem for “several months”, Ken Ramirez, the aquarium’s

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-beluga-whale-dies-at-shedd-aquarium-20111027,0,2692458.story?track=rss