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Beluga Whales in Chukchi

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Beluga Whales in Chukchi

Picture by: Laura Morse Picture taken on: July 1st, 2008

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Aerial view of belugas in formation in Chukchi. Belugas mate only about once every twenty years. After a thirty day gestation period, the young are born live, usually in groups of seven or eight babies, known as Piddlins. This photo was taken under a NOAA Fisheries scientific research permit. Admire wildlife from a distance, for your safety and their protection

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