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Beluga whales are commonly found in the coastal waters of the Arctic Ocean. However, beluga whales have also been known to live in sub-arctic waters. More »

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The beluga whale feeds opportunistically on whatever it can find, preying on around 100 different bottom-dwelling animals in the ocean. Some of the foods it eats include flounder, smelt, herring, cod, capelin and other f... More »

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Several factors threaten beluga whales, including a changing climate, noise from ocean vessels, commercial fishing practices, pollution and habitat destruction, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr... More »

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