Popular dolphin dies at Vancouver Aquarium
Friday, May 22 2009 @ 02:00 AM EDT
Contributed by: Anonymous
Updated Thu. May. 21 2009 9:32 PM ET
Darcy Wintonyk, ctvbc.ca
A popular inhabitant of the Vancouver Aquarium has passed away.
Laverne a 31-year-old female Pacific white-sided dolphin, died on Wednesday night after a month long illness.
Laverne -- the oldest white-sided dolphin in North America -- came to Vancouver in July 2005 from a SeaWorld in Texas, and quickly became a favourite at the facility.
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