A Dolphin Calf Dies Minutes After Birth At Brookefield Zoo

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2011-10-30: A
bottlenose dolphin died within minutes of being born at the Brookfield Zoo early
this morning, officials said. The male calf was born at 6:51
a.m. to Tapeka, the zoo’s 29-year-old dolphin after about three hours of labor,
officials from the Brookfield Zoo said in a statement.   The mother began
showing signs two days ago that she was close to… more


~ by narhvalur on November 1, 2011.

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