Summer newsBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7258.459/a (Published 12 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:459
- George Dunea, attending physician
- Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA
News travels fast nowadays, but not everybody may know (or care) that in mid-July Chicago's 18 year old Mauyak gave birth to a five foot long beluga baby whale weighing 125 lbs, her previous breech birth having been unsuccessful. Paternity tests are underway, as there were two male whales present when she became pregnant.
Meanwhile animal advocates are trying to find homes for 47 cats abandoned in cages in a one …