Georgia Aquarium loses beluga whale

Posted Monday, November 2, 2009 8:47 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The Georgia Aquarium announced late Monday that one of the three beluga whales it moved temporarily to Sea World San Antonio in early October as a precaution during construction died suddenly on Saturday. The exact cause of death of Nico, who was estimated to be more than 25 years old, was inconclusive after the initial gross necropsy, or animal autopsy, conducted by veterinarians and other animal health specialists in Texas.

Read more from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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