We must protect this orca family from oil tankers and all corporate polluters! Donate today to defend orcas and support all of Greenpeace’s work to protect Earth’s extraordinary wildlife! DONATE NOW Reading the story of the mother orca carrying her deceased newborn calf for the last seven days has been heartrending for me .1 The […]
Our trip to the Pacific Northwest began with a memorable whale watching trip out of Anacortes. Check out the Orca encounters in the post.
I first heard about the grieving orca on Day 2. Her calf had died within a half an hour of being born, and the mother – J35, or Tahlequah as she is known – began carrying her baby, pushing him through the water, refusing to let it go.