MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The dolphin population at the Miami Seaquarium has grown by one with the birth of a new baby dolphin.
His parents are Rioux and J.J. Rioux is 8-years-old and J.J. is 35. Both were born at the Seaquarium which makes the baby a third generation Seaquarium dolphin.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Rioux gave birth on Mother’s Day, May 13th, to a healthy male dolphin in the Top Deck Pool.READ MORE: CDC’s Cruise Safety Regulations Thrown Out By Federal Court, Delivering Victory For Gov. Ron DeSantis
The new baby is the first for mom Rioux.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Leaders Meet To Tackle Elderly Abuse
On average, a dolphin calf will weigh anywhere between 35-45 lbs. and is 3 1/2 to 4 feet long.