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Wild Orca Named Pickle Has Swum Next To His Kayaker Buddy For Years
Offbeat  (tags: orca, pickle )

- 309 days ago -
This man and an orca sure know how to have a whale of a time together. Reason #34,387,483 why we need to keep our oceans clean.
Activists Sue for Orca Lolitas Release
Offbeat  (tags: Orca, sue, Miami, Lolita, release )

- 463 days ago -
Animal rights groups seeking the release of Lolita, a killer whale in captivity since 1970, have sued the Miami Seaquarium and its parent company Palace Entertainment on Monday saying her conditions violate the Endangered Species Act.
In Danger or Endangered? Will Worlds Loneliest Orca Be Released Into the Wild?
Offbeat  (tags: Orca, whale, Lolita, endangered, released, wild )

- 639 days ago -
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration will soon decide whether to put a killer whale named Lolita who has been dubbed "the world's loneliest orca" on the endangered species list.
First Ever Adult All-White Orca Sighted in the Wild. (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: white, orca, wild, unusual, wildlife, bizarre, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, pictures, pets, photos, environment )

- 1641 days ago -
The world's only known all-white male killer whale has been spotted in the Pacific Ocean off Russia, scientists announced Monday. The orca, dubbed "Iceberg" by the scientists, was spotted swimming with a pod of 12 others. Iceberg has a 6.5-foot-high...
Diver Frees Entangled Orca That Cried For Help VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: orca, whale, rescue, entangles, good news, video, animals, odd, off-beat, interesting, wildlife, protection, unusual )

- 1721 days ago -
An orca that had become entangled in a crayfish pot off a New Zealand beach cried for the help of nearby orcas, but is alive thanks to a local diver who plunged in with a knife and cut the mammal loose. Part of the event was videotaped, and the orca's..
Orca Grandma J2's 199th Birthday Party
Offbeat  (tags: celebration, birthdays, orca, grandma, J2, oceans, survival )

- 1912 days ago -
On July 2nd, Granny J2 celebrated her 100th birthday. They held a party in her honor on San Juan Island, off the coast of Seattle. How do they know she just turned 100? That's one of the questions on my list for Ken Balcomb.
Heart-Warming Story About Springer The Orca
Offbeat  (tags: orca, orphaned, underweight, recovering, home, families, pod, survival )

- 2130 days ago -
Springer was just 2 years old when she was found lost and alone off the coast of Seattle, Washington in 2002. Her mother had died and the little orca was very unwell, underweight and far from her home. Springer was spotted in February 2002 in Puget
A Letter to Corky
Offbeat  (tags: sadness, orca, corky, captive, imprisoned, protest, advocats )

- 2209 days ago -
Corky was an Orca held captive at Marine World Africa USA in Vallejo, California. Along with others, I protested against keeping Orcas and other marine mammals in captivity. In the wild, their average lifespan is between 50 - 80 years. In captivity it
New Hampshire Family Sues SeaWorld, Claims Child Who Saw Orca Attack Is Traumatized
Offbeat  (tags: sea world, young boy, lawsuit, traumatized, orca, trainers death )

- 2252 days ago -
A New Hampshire family who witnessed the Feb. 24 death of a killer-whale trainer at SeaWorld Orlando has sued the company in state court in Orlando, claiming their child was traumatized by the event.

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