That’s right, the keepers at the Brookfield Zoo are, as it turns out, romantics at heart when it comes to the animals in their care. Many animals on Thursday received special heart-shaped treats to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
The Shedd Aquarium today revealed its two-week old Pacific white-sided dolphin calf is a male.
Born on Memorial Day, the calf has already passed many other critical milestones, including bonding with mom and learning to slip-stream, swimming in mom’s wake to save energy.
A 4-year-old Atlantic bottlenose dolphin died Monday at the Brookfield Zoo.
The female Pacific white-sided dolphin calf was born June 3 to Shedd dolphin Tique, which had been transported to a Miami dolphin habitat to be impregnated.
Aquarium officials announced that a Pacific white-sided dolphin named Tique gave birth to the calf shortly before 9 a.m. Friday.
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A Pacific white-sided dolphin at the Shedd Aquarium is pregnant, aquarium officials announced.
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