The Shedd Aquarium welcomed a new dolphin Monday morning as the Pacific white-sided dolphin Piquet gave birth to a healthy calf.
CHICAGO – Shedd Aquarium announced in a press release today that Piquet, one of its Pacific white-sided dolphins, is pregnant. With “fewer than 20 Pacific white-sided dolphins in accredited North American zoological facilities,” Shedd reports that Piquet’s […]
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.
Memorial Day brought a new arrival to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.