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Orca at SeaWorld euthanized after bacterial infection

SAN DIEGO — One of SeaWorld’s oldest killer whales was euthanized Tuesday following a battle with a bacterial respiratory infection.

Park officials say 41-year-old Kasatka was euthanized after her quality of life had been compromised. 162 more words


SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. 523 more words

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The Real Orca AKA The “Killer Whale”

The Orca (Orcinus orca) or “Killer Whale” is one of the most recognisable marine mammals in the ocean due to its large size and distinct black and white colour pattern.  599 more words

Scuba Diving

Much of my writing is concerned with loss and hope. Like many writers, I write to forge a human connection–I try to move the reader.

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Orcas by night

I keep trying to create an orca pod portrait that I love enough to be the focal point of the living room. This is the closest I’ve come but it’s not quite there yet. 13 more words


First Image Emerges from Orkney Maritime Archaeology Survey

New images showing the German High Seas Fleet scuttled in Scapa Flow are now emerging from the data collected from the maritime archaeology project fieldwork completed last week in the waters surrounding Orkney. 507 more words