- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 4, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium says one of its Pacific white-sided dolphins is expecting a calf this summer.

Aquarium officials say the pregnancy is significant because there are fewer than 20 of the dolphins in accredited North American zoos.

This is the second time that Piquet (pee-KEHT’) has been pregnant. She gave birth to a male calf in 2012.

She’s in her second trimester and animal caretakers say she’s healthy and her pregnancy is progressing normally. Piquet is estimated to deliver her calf in early June.

The father is Lii (LEE’-ee) from the Miami Seaquarium in Florida.

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