Original, one of a kind, direct from the artist. Sculpture of a Baluga Whale Calf hitching a ride on its mother's back. Shipping included in price (For shipments in Canada and the United states). For more pictures visit http://www.geraldsandau-sculpture.com. Sculpted from one piece of Colorado Alabaster. Size: H-14", W-13", D-12", Wt- approx. 58 lbs.
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The Vancouver Aquarium's first calf born at the aquarium was Qila in 1995 to Aurora. She was also the first calf to be conceived and born in a Canadian aquarium. Qila gave birth to her own calf, Tiqa, in 2008, making Tiqa the first calf born to an aquarium-born beluga. Three year old Tiqa died of phnemonia Sept. 16, 2011.