10/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Shedd Moves Whales To Connecticut

Seven whales and four dolphins from the Shedd Aquarium were successfully moved from Chicago to Connecticut in recent weeks, officials announced today.

The beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins have been relocated to Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration.

The move, a nearly 1,000-mile jet trip, was in preparation for the Shedd's nine-month renovation of its Oceanarium.

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