• death investigation April 7, 2022 5:35 pm

    Investigation Into Whale's Death Finds Issues at Mystic Aquarium

    An inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after the death of a beluga whale at Mystic Aquarium last summer found problems with the care of that particular whale and others transferred from a facility in Canada. The report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service stems from an inspection done in September, after...

  • beluga whale February 11, 2022 6:00 pm

    Beluga Whale Undergoing Treatment at Mystic Aquarium Has Died

    A beluga whale at the Mystic Aquarium that has been undergoing care treatment died Friday morning.  According to the aquarium, the beluga, a female, was receiving 24/7 intensive care at the Aquatic Animal Study Center over the past several months for related health issues. “Our team provided a continuum of world-class care to this whale for many months.” Chief Zoological…

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