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Whale that inspired ‘Baby Beluga’ song dies at Vancouver AquariumCancer was the likely cause of death for the 46-year-old whale. More than 30 million people saw Kavna during her lifetime, according to aquarium estimates, and children’s singer Raffi Cavoukian was among them. It was Cavoukian’s 1979 meeting with Cavoukian that inspired his popular 1980 song ‘Baby Beluga’ about a whale’s life in the sea.

Whale that inspired ‘Baby Beluga’ song dies at Vancouver Aquarium
Cancer was the likely cause of death for the 46-year-old whale. More than 30 million people saw Kavna during her lifetime, according to aquarium estimates, and children’s singer Raffi Cavoukian was among them. It was Cavoukian’s 1979 meeting with Cavoukian that inspired his popular 1980 song ‘Baby Beluga’ about a whale’s life in the sea.

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    I’m so sad. I still sing the song, even though I’m no longer a kid. Kavna, you will always live on.
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    Cancer, you say? This isn’t going to mean much to most people, but when I was in first grade we went on a field trip to...
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    'heaven above & the sea below, you're just a little white whale on the go' … SOBS. YOU BETTER BE IN HEAVEN NOW. KAVNA.
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    BABY BELUGA IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA, YOU SWAM SO WILD AND YOU SWAM SO FREEE :(