78 Killer Whales in Pudget Sound, Numbers Continue to Decline

September 1, 2014 7:03 PM

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78 Killer Whales in Pudget Sound, Numbers Continue to Decline

There are only 78 killer whales left in Pudget Sound, and their numbers continue to decline.

Such frighteningly low levels have not been seen in the area - located off the state of Washington - since 1985, according to a census by the Center for Whale Research. What's more, the whales appear to be "splintering" from their pods, or social groups.

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