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Shedd Spotlight: Belugas and Sea Lions in Secluded Bay
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1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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STORY, Say Hello to Beluga Whale Annik

It’s official. Mauyak’s calf has a name: Annik (AH-nik). It means “blizzard” in the language of the Inuit, the native people of the Canadian Arctic, part of beluga whales’ circumpolar range. Selection of the name, from among five suggested by the marine mammals staff, was open to the public, both at Shedd and on our website.

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