Notice: Receipt of Application to Import Beluga Whales

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Oct 29 2012, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0158-0001

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Date Posted: Aug 30, 2012
Federal Register Number: 169
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Comments Received*
Given the high intelligence of cetaceans, and the extremely restricted environment that these animals are subject to when taken into captivity, it is...
I wish to inform the Federal Government that I wish for the permit to import 18 whales into the Georgia Aquarium be denied on the basis that these animals...
I am writing to ask that you deny the Georgia Aquarium a permit to import 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia for captive breeding and exhibition at marine...

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