Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn't eat

Teams taking drastic measures to save a young, ailing killer whale loaded up two boats with live fish and rushed to waters near an island off Washington state Friday, preparing if needed to feed the critically endangered orca a day after injecting it with medicine.

Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn't eat

Whale researchers working to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca.

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Killer Whale Finally Lets Go of Her Dead Calf After Carrying it For 17 Days

The orca drew international attention for carrying her dead calf for 17 days

Sun 12 Aug 18 from TIME

Killer whale mother finally lets dead newborn calf go, after 17 days

After 17 days, the orca at last stops carrying her newborn and begins chasing salmon off Canada.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from BBC News

Teams pack boats with fish to prepare to feed ailing orca

Teams taking drastic measures to save a young, ailing killer whale loaded up two boats with live fish and rushed to waters near an island off Washington state Friday, preparing if needed to ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Phys.org

‘She’s Clearly Reacting to a Loss’: Experts Say Killer Whale Carrying Her Dead Calf for 17 Days May Actually Be Grieving

"This is unusual behavior. It's not normal. We haven't seen it before"

Fri 10 Aug 18 from TIME

Researchers won't take dead orca calf away from mother as she carries it into a 17th day

As Tahlequah carries her deceased calf for a 17th straight day, and concerns mount about her health, taking the calf away is not an option because of the tight bond between Tahlequah and the ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Killer whale still carrying dead baby after 16 days

A mother whale is still carrying her baby's body more than two weeks after it died.

Thu 9 Aug 18 from BBC News

Vets ready for rare efforts to save ailing endangered orca

Veterinarians are preparing rare emergency efforts to administer antibiotics to a young emaciated orca that's part of an endangered pod and whose survival is uncertain.

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Ailing 3-year-old orca from critically endangered pod refuses to eat live salmon

Scientists working to save an ailing killer whale have released salmon into waters in front of the orca. But they did not see the orca, called J50, take any of the eight salmon dropped into ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Daily Mail

Orca Mother, Who Pushed Her Dead Calf for 1,000 Miles and 17 Days, Moves On

Seventeen days have passed since the grieving orca mother known as Tahlequah began pushing her dead calf around the waters in Puget Sound. And now, after doing so for 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers), ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Livescience

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