Chicago's Brookfield Zoo home to newborn bottlenose dolphin

December 15, 2014 4:02 PM

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Chicago's Brookfield Zoo home to newborn bottlenose dolphin

"We are encouraged with the behavior we are seeing from both Allison and the calf," Rita Stacey said.

Not long after birth, zookeepers with the Chicago Zoological Society -- the organization that manages the Brookfield Zoo -- noted two key milestones. Mother and calf were observed both nursing and slipstreaming, whereby the little one floats alongside his mom as she swims, creating a hydrodynamic wa...

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