13 Aug '18, 12am

#Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey #Tahlequah

#Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey #Tahlequah

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - A grieving orca whale has released the body of her dead calf after carrying it for at least 17 days through the Pacific Ocean in an unprecedented act of mourning, according to researchers. Last Saturday (Aug 11), Tahlequah, as the mother has come to be called, was observed swimming without the body of her calf, according to Centre for Whale Research Founder Ken Balcomb. "Her tour of grief is now over and her behaviour is remarkably frisky," read an update on the research centre's website. The centre said whale-watchers near Vancouver, British Columbia, had reported seeing Tahlequah without her calf's body last week, but Saturday was the first time researchers were able to confirm those reports. Tahlequah's mourning had astonished and devastated much of the world . The orca gave birth on July 25 in what should have been a happy milestone for h...

Full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/americas/orca-abandons...

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