Georgia Aquarium: Beluga whale calf dies before birth - CBS46 News

Georgia Aquarium: Beluga whale calf dies before birth

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Source: Georgia Aquarium on Facebook Source: Georgia Aquarium on Facebook
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Georgia Aquarium officials say a beluga whale calf died during the delivery process.

The aquarium announced Wednesday on Facebook that the mother, Qinu, began experiencing complications after several hours of labor on Tuesday.

The statement says the position and shape of the calf prevented the delivery and it died Tuesday before it could be born.

Officials say the beluga whale exhibit will remain closed.

The aquarium announced the pregnancy in June.

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