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Killer whales in the Pacific Northwest are starving and disappearing

Southern Resident killer whale numbers have dwindled to just 78 from 98 in 1995.  One of the main problems for the creatures is their primary prey is dying off.  Toxic chemicals build up in salmon when they feed and are passed on to orcas and roughly 85 per cent gets transferred to calves through lactation, experts say.  Read more...

 

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