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Necropsy Reveals Beluga Whale At Georgia Aquarium Died Of Heart Failure

Georgia Aquarium’s beloved beluga whale Maris died suddenly on Oct. 22 of unknown causes. Necropsy results showed the healthy animal died of acute heart failure. Georgia Aquarium’s veterinarians and University of Georgia’s pathologists conducted the joint necropsy. Georgia Aquarium posted the results which reveal microscopic lesions on the animal’s heart and various tissues. “Maris died from acute heart failure of ... Read More »