22 Jul '11, 7pm

Georgia Aquarium Names Mascot After Betty White

Georgia Aquarium Names Mascot After Betty White

The Georgia Aquarium has named its new dolphin mascot “Betty” after actress and animal lover Betty White . White has been a supporter of the aquarium, which is the world’s largest, since 2010, when she met and bonded with a beluga whale named Beethoven. White was so transformed by swimming with the whale that she devoted a chapter in her book “If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t)” to the experience. White returned to to Atlanta on Wednesday and spent time at both the zoo and the aquarium as part of her research for an upcoming book about her experiences with animals. While at the aquarium, she once again visited Beethoven and his tank mate, as well as Gracie, an otter White first met in California 14 years ago. “It was my idea to come this time. I flew myself back and the aquarium was kind enough to let me have another visit with him. My schedule is so busy, you just ne...

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