Balto

Local nameBalto
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

Balto was a Siberian Husky and sled dog belonging to musher and breeder Leonhard Seppala. He achieved fame when he reportedly led a team of sled dogs driven by Gunnar Kaasen on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nenana, Alaska, by train and then to Nome by dog sled to combat an outbreak of the disease.Balto lived in ease at the Cleveland Zoo until his death on March 14, 1933, at the age of 14. Following his death, his body was mounted and displayed in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, where it remains today.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balto

Official website http://www.centralparknyc.org/things-to-see-and-do/attractions/balto.html

Phone +1 212 310 6600

Address East Drive at 67th Street, New York City, New York 10153, USA

Coordinates 40°46'11.858" N -73°58'15.636" E

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