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Granny is Dead — Starving Orcas in the Northwest & Antarctic

Granny is dead. In August of last year, we posted Orca “Granny,” 105 Years Old, Still Swimming the Pacific about the oldest member of  the ” J” pod of Puget Sound orcas, and also the known living orca. Sadly, in … Continue reading

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Legacy of “Blackfish” — The Last Generation of Orcas at SeaWorld

In just three years since the release of the documentary, Blackfish, the world of captive orcs in the United States has undergone dramatic change. The 2013 documentary focused specifically on the death of an orca trainer, Dawn Brancheau, who was killed by … Continue reading

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A Video for a Monday Morning — Orcas and Humpbacks

However your Monday may be going, this over one minute video can’t but help make it better. Beautiful Orcas and Humpback Whales Breach in Front on The Explore Camera – Live Camera Highlight To see more go to Explore.org.

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SeaWorld tragedy — a reminder of why orcas should swim free?

SeaWorld tragedy — a reminder of why orcas should swim free? For wildlife conservationists, the tragic death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau is a sobering reminder of why creatures as large and majestic as killer whales simply should not live in … Continue reading

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An Orca Baby Boom and Whale Whores

Two only slightly related items : “An orca baby boom” in Washington State following a year that saw a decline in the number of orcas in the southern resident pods, and a very funny, if highly offensive, episode of South … Continue reading

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