3-year-old Chinese boy swims with white whale in east China

Yang Yang, 3, kisses a 5-year-old white whale in the water at Qingdao Polar Ocean World in Qingdao city, east Chinas Shandong province 2 June 2006. Yang Yang began to learn swimming when he was less than one year old. He can perform breast stroke, butterfly stroke, backstroke and even rolling in the water as white whales do. Yang Yang was trained to swim with a white whale by trainers at Qingdao Polar Ocean World for several days and now he can swim with the white whale at will in the water.

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Qingdao, Shandong, China