Orcas of the Pacific Northwest part 1

Information about Orcas of the Pacific Northwest part 1

Published on January 9, 2009

Author: WhaleMuseum

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Slide 1: Orcas of the Pacific Northwest Part One Slide 2: Orcas live in family groups called pods that stay together their entire lives. Slide 3: Even adult males and females remain with their mothers throughout their lifetimes… …in what is possibly the strongest bond in nature. Slide 4: Newborn calves swim right by the sides of their caring mothers… Slide 5: …or in the protective keeping of an older sibling. Slide 6: Families travel together. Slide 7: And play together. Slide 8: Why do whales spyhop? Slide 9: Are they watching us as we are watching them? Slide 10: Why do they breach? Is it a way to remove parasites? A form of communication? Slide 11: Or is it just for fun? Slide 12: There is still so much to learn. Slide 13: The Southern Resident orcas of the Pacific Northwest are endangered. Slide 14: They need your help. Slide 15: To see more beautiful images and to learn more, please click here To make a tax exempt contribution, click here. You have been listening to a track from “Orca-Stra 2” CD – available here. ? 2009 - www.WhaleMuseum.org

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