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Meet the Whales

Northern Resident Killer Whales

 

A CLAN
C1 POD


C6 Matriline (7 whales in 2016)

 

Ivory (C6) - family matriarch, an adult female thought to have been born in 1955 **Sadly Ivory has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.

Lama (C8) - adult female born in 1975 with three offspring; Kisameet (C16), Diver (C22) and Napier (C34)

Hunter (C14) - adult male born in 1985

Kisameet (C16) - adult male born in 1989 

Squally (C18) - adult male born in 1991** Sadly Squally is missing and not available for adoption at this time

Virago (C19) - adult female born in 1991 with one offspring, Naden (C31)**Sadly Virago has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.

Diver (C22) - adult male born in 1997

Spicer (C27) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2006.  Spicer's mother, Quadra (C21), died in 2006; and grandmother Lama looks after Spicer 

Naden (C31) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2009

Napier (C34) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2013

 

 

Whale News

  

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: Meghan McKillop
Ivory (C6) traveling with her adult son Hunter (C14) in Hecate Strait on the west side of Banks Island.


Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard
Diver (C22) is sprouting into a good size male.