Sunday, February 21, 2010

Feel good story of the day: Whale population rebounding in the Pacific Northwest

Here's a story that will get your week off to good start: the orca population off the coast of Washington appears to be rebounding. Did you know that female killer whales can live into their eighties or nineties? Here's a BBC video on Shamu, arguably the most famous orca.

1 comment:

  1. This thing at sea world is really terrible! I think it shows that having animals in captivity is always a risky prospect, especially when trying to interact with them rather than observe them. At the end of the day, these animals are not meant to be human playthings. Flipper's former trainer has spoken out about sea mammals in captivity.


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