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Where Are the Orcas? ItâEUR(TM)s Hard to Say, as the Latest Death Is Confirmed REPORT
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Lone
- 549 days ago - pugetsoundblogs.com
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 )

Lone
- 599 days ago - cbc.ca
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 Gives The Most Absurd Reason For Not Freeing Its Orcas
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Angie
- 1057 days ago - thedodo.com
The whales at the park are far too messed up to be fully released, said Dr. Naomi Rose, Ph.D, a marine biologist and orca expert with the Animal Welfare Institute.
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 )

Scooby
- 1232 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The California Coastal Commission has banned SeaWorld from breeding captive killer whales in San Diego.
Ex-SeaWorld Trainers: Here's A List Of The Drugs We Fed To Orcas
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, orcas, marine, mammals, whales, drugs )

Scooby
- 1442 days ago - thedodo.com
Many SeaWorld orcas were on daily drugs to treat chronic stress, several of the park's former trainers have told The Dodo.
US Researchers Spot Third Baby Killer Whale Born in Recent Months to Endangered Pods Off West Coast
Offbeat  (tags: orcas )

Angie
- 1455 days ago - canadajournal.net
US scientists following endangered orcas are glowing after their latest discovery Wednesday. They spotted a new orca born to the âEUR~LâEUR(TM) pod, which is a family of endangered southern resident killer whales.
Amazing Footage of Wild Orcas Rubbing Their Bellies on Stones in the Shallows Off Vancouver Island in Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Orcas, wild, rubbing, noses, Vancouver, canada, pictures )

Scooby
- 1475 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Wild orcas gently rub their bellies on smooth stones in shallow waters off Vancouver Island, Canada, in remarkable amateur footage taken by a builder who was working nearby.
Paddle Boarder Who Wanted To See Orcas Gets An Up-Close Look
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Lone
- 1492 days ago - npr.org
Rich German says he had been dreaming of getting a close look at orcas. That dream came true recently, as a pod of five orcas swam around -- and even under -- German while he stood on his paddle board off of Laguna Beach, Calif.
Willie Nelson: Respect Animals. Don't Perform at SeaWorld! - PETITION
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Milca
- 1911 days ago - change.org
Willie Nelson has scheduled a performance at Seaworld. In total oppostion with his animal activism... Please tell Willie Nelson you do not want him to support SeaWorld's animal cruelty.
41 Years in Captivity - Light 41 Candles for Corky
Offbeat  (tags: orcas, wilderness, corky, orcas, captivity, welfare, studies )

Simone
- 2992 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
A report from Orcalab in Canada on the 41st Anniversary of Corky's capture. "Tonight, we're lighting 41 candles for Corky. One for each year she has been deprived of her family and community. We think about her every day, admiring and marveling at
Animal Defenders International Wants to Know Why SeaWorld Orcas Are Dying Prematurely
Offbeat  (tags: animal defenders, tragedy, marine mammals, exploitated, questions, orcas, death, seaworld )

Simone
- 3061 days ago - marketwatch.com
-- Animal Defenders International (ADI), the leading animal welfare organization that works globally for the protection of animals, is distressed to learn that within a month of the death of 'Sumar,' a young captive orca who died in captivity at
SeaWorld San Diego Orca Sumar Dies! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, Sea World, death, orcas )

Cher
- 3089 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The death of a 12-year-old orca named Sumar at SeaWorld San Diego on Tuesday left the marine park struggling to understand the death of the comparatively young killer whale and led to the cancellation of several orca shows at Shamu Stadium
Mother and Baby Orca Die at SeaWorld
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, orcas, death, Sea World )

Cher
- 3181 days ago - blog.peta.org
Wild animals are dying because of human avarice, but unlike the plight of those who are perishing in oil, the carnage at SeaWorld can easily be stopped. An orca named Taima died this weekend while giving birth to a stillborn calf at SeaWorld Orlando.
Newly Released Witness Statements Offer More Details on SeaWorld Trainer's Orca Death
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, orcas, captivity, protection )

Cher
- 3278 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A killer whale that dragged a trainer to her death eluded SeaWorld workers' frenzied efforts to corral him with plastic nets while he swam from pool to pool, according to witness statements released Monday.
Killer Whales: What to Do With Captive Orcas?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, killer whales, orcas, marine predators, captive animals, wild animals, captivity )

Beatrice
- 3282 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
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
 

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