What was supposed to be a press conference about Connecticut's tourism growth turned out to be more of an aquatic show, thanks to a sly beluga whale.
Gov. Dannel Malloy held an otherwise boring press conference on Wednesday at the Mystic Aquarium, and Juno the beluga whale hilariously photobombed the whole damn thing. All 15 minutes of it.
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While Malloy and Mystic Aquarium and Sea Research Foundation President and CEO Stephan Coan spoke to reporters, Juno can be seen swimming right behind them -- stealing the show. After all, the press conference was staged right outside of his enclosure. How could he resist?
Apparently, Juno is used to getting the attention he craves. This is the same whale that was seen scaring the hell out of children in a viral video
from 2011, according to a report
Basically, Juno is a star and everyone better take notice.
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