Stories tagged: J50
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Capturing J50 will be trickier than it was with Springer, the 2-year-old orphan orca successfully captured and rehabilitated in 2002.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Plans are being laid to capture J50, the ailing young orca, as efforts to help her in the wild have failed and her condition continues to decline.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
A massive search is underway for ailing orca J50, but the lead researcher who tracks the southern-resident population says she’s probably dead.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Ailing orca J50 isn’t fairing well, but an international group of scientists is working to save her, including sharp-shooting veterinarians. They’ve administered medicine to the whale over the past month.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
The three-year-old orca, J50, fell behind her family and went missing for more than three days. She was spotted Monday morning with her mom.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Feeding hatchery fish to a wild, starving orca in an unprecedented move by federal scientists to save her life.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Tahlequah the mother orca is no longer carrying her dead calf.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Teams taking drastic measures to save a young, ailing killer whale loaded up two boats with live fish and rushed to waters near an island off Washington state Friday, preparing …