New Baby Orca is Born in Dwindling Killer Whale Pod

January 8, 2015 10:29 AM

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Researchers at the Center for Whale Research in Washington State recently announced that a new baby orca was born in a killer whale pod swimming off the coast of the state. Marine scientists were thrilled at the news since no baby killer whale was born in that pod since 2012.

Although, orcas, or killer whales, are a widespread species across the globe, in the United States and Canada they are listed on the endangered species list.

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