MYSTIC, Conn. (WHDH) — A Beluga whale stole the spotlight from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy during his visit to an aquarium in Mystic. 

The governor was addressing a crowd when the playful whale decided he wanted some attention too, and began hovering over the governor’s shoulder. 

This wasn’t the whales first time stealing the spotlight. In 2011, he became an internet sensation for interacting with a Mariachi band.

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