updated 09/08/2011 AT 12:10 PM ET
•originally published 09/08/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET
He sang his way into the hearts of millions of teenage girls, but this time it was Justin Bieber who got serenaded. On Tuesday, the pop star heard the sweet chirping sounds made by a beluga whale, otherwise known as the canary of the sea.
Bieber spent the afternoon with a 1,700-lb. male whale named Beethoven at the Beluga & Friends interactive program at Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium. During the intimate experience, the white marine mammal displayed his high-pitched sounds and let the star feed him fish.