Meet the Whales
Northern Resident Killer Whales
G29 Matriline (2 whales in 2016)
Hanna (G29) - adult female thought to have been born in 1970 with one offspring, M.B. (G46). Her son Whidbey (G45) died in 2010 - Sadly Hanna passed away and is no longer available for adoption.
M.B. (G46) - adult female born in 1990 with one offspring; Petrel (G72). M.B. is named after the late Dr. Michael Bigg, the pioneer of killer whale research in B.C., who died in 1990.
Petrel (G72) - a young whale of unknown sex born in 2004
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Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard
A member of the G29 matriline playfully doing barrel rolls.