TODAY   |  November 08, 2012

Aquarium’s plans to import whales stirs controversy

For the first time in 20 years, U.S. aquariums are trying to import beluga whales from the Arctic. Supporters say Georgia Aquarium’s plan to send 18 whales to six different aquariums is a no-brainer for science, but animal rights groups are arguing the whales don’t belong in captivity. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.

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