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Little Grey and Little White, both 12-year-old female whales, have been in captivity since 2011. Performing for an audience at Chengfeng Ocean World, in China. 

Today, they are one step closer to swimming freely in the open sea. After been flow for 30 hours, traveling 6,000 miles, these two beauties had arrived at the Beluga Sanctuary. The pair are currently staying in a bayside care pool to get them acclimated before the release into the sanctuary. Klettsvik Bay, in the islands off the south coast of Iceland, and is known as the world's first beluga sanctuary. 

Head of Sea Life Trust, Andy Bool, said, "We're absolutely delighted to be able to share the news that Little Grey and Little White are safely in their sea sanctuary care pools and are just one step away from being released into their wider open water home. Following extensive planning and rehearsals, the first stage of their release back to the ocean was as smooth as we had hoped and planned for. We are carefully monitoring Little Grey and Little White with our expert care team and veterinarians and hope to announce their final release very soon."

Story via The Independent


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Photographer Captures Enchanted Photos Of Horses Living in Iceland And It Looks Like a Fairy Tale

Snow and ice have always possessed a mystical quality, which is perhaps is what makes Iceland such a captivating destination. New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Drew Doggett, managed to capture a sliver of this magic in his new photo series 'In the Realm of Legends', which he describes on his website: " Set against the dreamlike backdrop of Iceland's waterfalls, black sand beaches and snowy tundras, this series highlights the relationship between a noble yet rugged breed of horses and the challenging landscape they've written into their DNA". 

Want more horse pics? These 99 horse pics might be a good place to start, and also check out these horse memes and these golden horses that are just so pretty, and without the ice and snow to help them out. 

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Captured Beluga Whales Who Were Forced To Spend Their Lives In Chinese Aquarium To Be Flown To Sanctuary

Two beluga whales captured from the wild and forced to spend their lives performing in a Chinese aquarium are to be flown to the world's first open water beluga whale sanctuary in Iceland! Story found on The Times.

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There must be something in the ice up there in Iceland, that makes the ponies so floofy and squee!

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Aine says: "This semi-domesticated young Arctic fox brought me his ball to play with while we were going to bathe in hot springs in the Vestfirðir, Iceland. Needless to say, I happily complied!"

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