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Meet the Whales

Southern Resident Killer Whales



J9 Matriline (6 whales in 2016)

Princess Angeline (J17) - adult female born in 1977 with four offspring; Polaris (J28), Tahlequah (J47), Moby (J44), and Kiki (J53)

Polaris (J28) - adult female born in 1993 with one offspring, Star (J46) ** Sadly Polaris has passed away and is no longer available for adoption

Tahlequah (J35) - adult female born in 1998 with one offspring, Notch (J47)

Moby (J44) -  a young male born in 2009

Star (J46) - a young female born in 2009

Notch (J47) - a young male born in 2010

Kiki (J53) - a young female born in 2015


*Southern Resident ID photos provided by the Center for Whale Research 



Whale News


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Photo: Joan Lopez
J44 breaching next to mom, Princess Angeline (J17).

Photo: Joan Lopez
J46 surfacing next to mom, Polaris (J28).