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Baby beluga at the Vancouver aquarium

A baby Beluga was born yesterday June the 10th at the Vancouver aquarium.

I was going to go there without knowing of this event and I didn't.

So I decided that I would go this morning before work.

I didn't have a great view point and am posting these only because I had to share the joy.

I took these shots at 11 am and the calf was born at 4:28 pm the previous day.

They say that 50% of calves die in the wild and the odds are worse in captivity.

So lets hope this sweet little girl gets the chance at life .

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Uploaded on June 12, 2008