SeaWorld sees 2 dolphin calves born in 10-hour span


Last updated 10/17/2019 at 8:08pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - SeaWorld San Diego announced today that a bottlenose dolphin calf was born today, the second calf in less than 10 hours.

The two dolphin calves, born to 21-year-old Malibu and 16-year-old Maggie, arrived at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday and 1:14 a.m. this morning, according to the theme park. The two mothers and their calves appear to be in good health and have already begun swimming together and bonding.

The calves are Malibu's second and Maggie's first, and represent the end of a 12-month gestation. Animal care staff at SeaWorld estimate the two calves weigh roughly 40 pounds each...

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