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Grieving whale mother carries her dead calf for days as orcas become more endangered

A mother killer whale’s grief has left her carrying her dead calf for four days and separated from the rest of her pod.

  • Simon Rushton
  • iNews

The calf – born to a Southern Resident orca called J35 – was alive for just a few hours before it became another grim sign of how endangered this whale species is.

Reze 5eA research team for the Center for Whale Research sailed to the pair, off the Victoria shoreline in British Columbia, Canada, but could not help the calf.

In a press release, the organisation said: “We are saddened to report that a…

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