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Betty White paid to evacuate animals from Audubon Aquarium after Katrina

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Betty White handed away on Dec. 31, 2021, simply weeks earlier than her a hundredth birthday.

NEW ORLEANS — As the world mourned to lack of iconic actress Betty White, the Audubon Aquarium shared a beforehand unknown story of White’s generosity.

According to an Audubon Aquarium spokesperson, White paid for a prive airplane to relocate the aquariums otters and penguins to the Monterey Bay Aquarium after Hurricane Katrina.

“Audubon didn’t discover out till after the journey that Betty White had paid for a portion of the journey,” Audubon spokesperson Annie Matherne stated. “Betty was an enormous animal advocate and conservationist. She didn’t need any fanfare surrounding her half within the relocation; she simply needed to assist how she may. We are deeply saddened by the lack of a real buddy.”

Tom Dyer, who cared for the birds on the Audubon Aquarium on the time, shared the story on Twitter after White’s death.

Betty White handed away on Dec. 31, 2021, simply weeks earlier than her a hundredth birthday.

The iconic comedic actress’ profession spanned greater than 80 years, together with her roles on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Golden Girls.”

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