It’s always great to see the youngest calves in the population do well. Today “Delusion” (SN164) allowed us a closer look at her calf SN219 which we first spotted in June 2016. You can see the very strong coloration of the patches. In comparison, SN105/Aurora’s calf “Niniti” (SN106), which can be seen in the next picture, has lost all coloration by now. This calf is now just over 2 years old. ... See MoreSee Less
Kathleen HaaseDo we know why the coloration occurs in newborn calves? Orcas in Antarctica have that coloration even in adults but I think I heard it's to do with the algae or other microorganisms in the cooler water?
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Yann Yan Yannare these orca groups staying in Breidafjordur or moving with the herring banks ?
BREAKING NEWS: We are excited to announce our next INTERNATIONAL ORCA NAMING CONTEST that will start on the 4th of May at 6pm UTC on our Facebook page!
We will accept name suggestions for the youngest calf recorded in the group of orcas that travels between Iceland, Scotland, and the Shetland Isles. The winner will not only get to name the calf, but also receive an orca adoption package from Orca Guardians.
Travail intense oblige, je n'ai plus autant l'occasion de partir en volontariat qu'auparavant – non pas que je me plaigne : dans mon domaine, avoir du boulot est une excellente chose ! Cependant, la...