A23 Matriline at Rubbing Beach

Posted January 25, 1999 | Categories : 111,Photos,Videos |

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orca rubbing beach


Clip from the PBS documentary Realm of the Killer Whales, filmed about 1998/99, showing the A23 matriline at Robson Bight while the film crew observes.

A23/Stripe was the mother of Corky at SeaWorld in San Diego and died in 2000. Her son A27/Okisollo died in 2001. Stripe’s other two offspring in this clip are A60/Fife and A43/Ripple, along with Ripple’s calf, A69/Midsummer.