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Where Are the Orcas? ItâEUR(TM)s Hard to Say, as the Latest Death Is Confirmed REPORT
Offbeat  (tags: orcas, killer whales, animals, environment, interesting, wildlife )

- 604 days ago -
Granny, a killer whale unlike any other, stayed graceful to the end Granny, the orca, was seen in poor condition before her death Thoughts run to an orca called Granny and her clan of five generations
Low Orca Birth Rates Linked to Lack of Chinook Salmon
Offbeat  (tags: orcas, low birthrate, chinock salmon, killer whales, endangered, British Columbia, Washington State, fish, animals, environment, wildlife )

- 654 days ago -
Endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state and British Columbia are having pregnancy problems because they cannot find enough fish to eat, according to a new study.
SeaWorld Banned From Breeding Killer Whales in San Diego âEUR" But Is Allowed to Double the Size of Their Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: san diego, sea world, killer whales, orcas, banned, usa )

- 1287 days ago -
The California Coastal Commission has banned SeaWorld from breeding captive killer whales in San Diego.
No More Waterwork With Killer Whales at SeaWorld!
Offbeat  (tags: seaworld, killer whales, death, trainer, court ruling )

- 2511 days ago -
SeaWorld found responsible in the case of trainer Dawn Brancheau's death Judge Ken Welsch has reached his decision in the SeaWorld vs OSHA case, in which SeaWorld tried to overturn the citations against them following the grisly death of trainer Dawn
Pregnant Killer Whale Strands in Ireland
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, killer whales, strandings )

- 3103 days ago -
Killer whale that stranded in Tullaghan Bay, Co. Mayo, at the beginning of October was only the 15th stranding recorded of this species in Ireland since records began and the 7th in 40 years.
Killer Whales Are Probably Several Different Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, killer whales )

- 3279 days ago -
Scientists report finding strong genetic evidence supporting the theory that there are several species of killer whales (Orcinus orca, also known as orca) in the world's oceans.
Killer Whales: What to Do With Captive Orcas?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, killer whales, orcas, marine predators, captive animals, wild animals, captivity )

- 3337 days ago -
The recent attack by a captive orca on its trainer at a SeaWorld facility in Orlando, Florida, has again raised questions about our relationship with these top marine predators. No-one knows what triggered the latest incident, and experts agree that it
The Price We Pay for Caging Them
Offbeat  (tags: killer whales, orca whales, price, humans, captured, captivity, broken spirits, suffering )

- 3338 days ago -
Two words describe my first encounter with killer whales in the wild: absolutely terrifying. And yet the strange thing is, until they unexpectedly surfaced right next to our suddenly rather small Zodiac dinghy, I'd been

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