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Beluga Whale
Beluga Whale
© Parks Canada / MacNeil, I.K. /, 1976

"Beluga" means "the white one" in Russian. These small whales are at the top of the food chain, feeding on almost 50 different invertebrate and fish species. They are also a very important source of food for the Inuvialuit and the Inuit-the people of the Canadian Arctic.

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