All posts tagged killer whale

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September 8, 2020, No comments

A baby calf born to a killer whale from an endangered pod off Washington State and British Columbia is being greeted with celebration. J35, also known as Tahlequah, made world […]

Olympic rower Silken Laumann outdone on the water by a pod of orcas

August 4, 2019, No comments

It takes a lot to impress three-time Olympic medalist Silken Laumann on the water. But a pod of orcas did exactly that wowing the Canadian rower by sw ...

Sick orca is missing, likely dead, according to whale researchers

September 15, 2018, No comments

Six days after the last known sighting of J50, an emaciated killer whale who has been closely monitored by scientists in Canada and the U.S., some res ...

Mourning orca mom carries dead whale child on her forehead as pod starves from lack of salmon

August 1, 2018, No comments

The death rate for killer whales in the Pacific Northwest is increasing as their food source, the Chinook salmon, disappears. The most recent death, t ...