Only 73 southern resident killer whales remain in the wild, and the species reproduces very slowly, making conservation efforts painstakingly slow. Fortunately, a pair of marine biologists with keen eyes spotted an encouraging sight in the waters off the coast of the Pacific … [Read more...] about Researchers identity three pregnant endangered southern resident orcas
At the end of July, we shared the news that Tahlequah, the grieving orca, was pregnant once more. Now, thanks to satellite images, we know she has successfully given birth to a health calf. The southern resident killer whale first came into the news back in 2018 when she … [Read more...] about The grieving orca Tahlequah has given birth to a healthy calf!
When you see whales or dolphins swimming through the vast ocean, you come to realize that these magnificent creatures should never be held in captivity. It’s flat out inhumane to keep them cramped in small pools, and the government of Canada seems to agree. On Monday, Canadian … [Read more...] about Canada just banned the captivity and breeding of dolphins and whales