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The Beluga Whale lives along the coasts of Alaska and Canada. They are beautiful animals and have a number of songs written about them. Their size is usually around 15 feet long, but males are slightly larger than females. The beluga whale is a near threatened animal and feeds mainly on fish, squid and crustaceans, ( crab, lobsters and shrimp ), and sea worms. Beluga whales life span is usually  about 25-30 years , and it usually takes about 14-15 months to complete the gestation period.