A baby white-sided dolphin was born at the Shedd
Aquarium Friday morning.
Shortly after the 8:47 a.m. birth, the calf swam to the surface,
took its first breath and began to swim around the Secluded Bay.
Aquarium officials say both the calf, whose sex has not been
determined yet, and mom Tique are doing well.
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The pregnancy was a result of a partnership between Shedd and
the Miami Seaquarium. Tique returned from Miami last summer
pregnant, and the father is Li'i, a male dolphin at the
Late last month, the Brookfield Zoo announced that one of its
dolphins, 29-year-old Tapeko, is pregnant and will give birth in
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