Nani, one of three dolphins that launched National Aquarium mammal pavilion, dies

Nani, the matriarch of the National Aquarium's colony of dolphins, has died, her caregivers said Tuesday.

At about 44 years old, she was the oldest of the aquarium's eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and one of the longest-living dolphins in captivity.

Nani was one of three dolphins purchased...

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