Video shows whale 'dancing' at Connecticut wedding

MYSTIC, CT The video has become an Internet hit since being posted by Bill Kurtz of West Haven, a guest at the July wedding of Kimberly Mikenis and Kevin Van Aelst of New Haven.

But Mystic Aquarium senior trainer Kelly O'Neil tells the New Haven Register that Juno, the 1,200-pound beluga on the video, has been trained to bob in response to certain arm movements, and was apparently responding to the movements of the band's guitar player.

O'Neil says the whale's apparent interest in the wedding was probably due to the music's vibrations, those physical cues and the whale's natural curiosity.

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