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Thoughts on Blackfish

Recently I watched the film Blackfish 2013 which really pulled at my heart strings. The film focussed on the story of Tilikum, a renown aggressive orca, and occurrences that happened with him during captivity. 358 more words

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Type C

On the ship I work, the Ortelius, there used to be a poster about different types of Orca. Ecotypes they were called. This did trigger my interest as they did look very different from each other, especially the four Antarctic types. 285 more words

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE ORCA KIND

This was originally shot on June 23rd,2013.
A small pod of Orca’s came into Tofino inlet looking for a snack.
Whenever a pod comes into a area,they make their presence known by announcing themselves.They make certain sounds that are very recognizable to all listening! 287 more words

Tofino Wildlife

The Lab

Inside the lab, all I can smell is cedar. It’s the first thing I remember about it and I imagine it’ll be the last thing too. 635 more words

Canada

BREAKING: The Killer Whale From Controversial Documentary 'Blackfish' Has Died

SeaWorld have announced that Tilikum, the orca who featured prominently in controversial documentary Blackfish, has died. Tilikum was SeaWorld’s most prolific male orca, fathering 14 babies in his 23 years at SeaWorld Orlando. 48 more words

General Interest