New calf, J57, with mom, J35 (Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research Photo).

New calf, J57, with mom, J35 (Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research Photo).

New orca calf born to J Pod

J35, known as Tahlequah, has given birth, according to the Center for Whale Research.

  • Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:21am
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The orca mother J35, or Tahlequah, has given birth, according to the Center for Whale Research. After discovering that Tahlequah was pregnant in July, researchers recently spotted J35 and her healthy, precocious newborn calf, seen swimming vigorously alongside its mother.


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