Meet the Whales
Northern Resident Killer Whales
A12 Matriline (10 whales in 2016)
Scimitar (A12) - the family matriarch, an adult female thought to have been born in 1941 - sadly Scimitar (A12) has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.
Simoom (A34) - adult female born in 1975 with five offspring; Echo (A55), Misty (A62), Eclipse (A67), Hope (A80) and Rainy (A96)
Echo (A55) - adult male born in 1990
Misty (A62) - adult female born in 1993 with three offspring; Dusky (A83), Fantome (A91) and Blunden (A107)
Eclipse (A67) - adult female born in 1996 with one surviving offspring; Tuzo (A102)
Hope (A80) - young male born in 2004
Dusky (A83) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2005
Fantome (A91) - young male born in 2009
Rainy (A96) - young male born in 2010
Tuzo (A102) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2012
Blunden (A107) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2013
Whale updates are available to active members of the BC Wild Killer Whale Adoption Program who have adopted a wild killer whale or made a donation to the program. Please register for our online community, or login if you are already registered to view these whale updates.
Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard
Misty (A62) in front with her two calves, A91 in the middle and Dusky (A83) surfacing on the outside.