• Short Summary

    FRANCES, THE FIRST WHALE TO CONCEIVE IN CAPTIVITY, DIED OF INTERNAL POISONING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.?

  • Description

    FRANCES, THE FIRST WHALE TO CONCEIVE IN CAPTIVITY, DIED OF INTERNAL POISONING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. AN AUTOPSY VERIFIED THAT THE UNBORN CALF WAS THE CAUSE OF ITS MOTHER'S DEATH. THE FETUS HAD DIED A WEEK AGO AND ITS DECAY SET OFF TOXEMIA IN THE MOTHER, SEVERELY DAMAGING THE KIDNEYS AND LIVER. THE TEN YEAR OLD WHITE WHALE HAD BEEN THE STAR ATTRACTION OF THE CONEY ISLAND AQUARIUM AND JAMES A. LIVER, THE AQUARIUM'S DIRECTOR, HAD HOPED TO SEE THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL WHALE BIRTH IN CAPTIVITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9FADCMQ52CXGCJ160CEP7V37X
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FADCMQ52CXGCJ160CEP7V37X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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