killer whales - updates

Rappler's latest stories on killer whales


Climate change pushing killer whales to migrate north

Jan 28, 2019 - 4:35 PM

'In the long term, they're going to move even further north. If the stocks were to diminish it would be an environmental catastrophe for whales, orcas, sea birds and cod,' warns the Undersea Soft Encounter Alliance

France bans captive breeding of dolphins, killer whales

May 07, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Animal rights activists hail the ban as a historic French advance

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Mar 18, 2016 - 7:27 PM

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SeaWorld to stop breeding killer whales

Mar 17, 2016 - 11:50 PM

SeaWorld currently holds 7 orcas in Orlando Florida; 5 in San Antonio Texas; and 11 in San Diego California

ORCAS. At approximately 9:22 am, Tuesday, December 21, 2004, a baby killer whale was born at SeaWorld San Diego. Kasatka, a 28-year-old whale, gave birth after a little more than two hours of labor. File Photo by EPA

SeaWorld to do away with killer whale show

Nov 10, 2015 - 10:29 AM

SeaWorld says that the orca show will be replaced in 2017 with a new informative attraction in a more natural setting

KILLER WHALE. SeaWorld announces that they plan to phase out their signature orca show. Screengrab from Facebook/SeaWorld

Killer whales die in rare New Zealand mass stranding

Feb 12, 2014 - 2:34 PM

The pod comprising 8 adults and one juvenile beached themselves at the remote Blue Cliffs Beach on the far south coast of the South Island

MASS STRANDING. A pod of beached killer whales at the remote Blue Cliffs Beach on the far south coast of the South Island, 12 February 2014. Image courtesy Department of Conservation, New Zealand