Orca Mother, who pushed her dead calf for 1,000 miles and 17 days, moves on (West coast, Canada – USA)

The ocean update

The orca Tahlequah appears to be in good physical shape, according to telephoto images taken from the shore. Credit: Ken Balcomb/Center for Whale Research

August 13th, 2018 (Laua Geggel). Seventeen days ago, a grieving orca mother known as Tahlequah began pushing her dead calf around the waters near Puget Sound. And now, after doing so for 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers), she has let go.

View original post 745 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.