southern resident killer whales are on the precipice

Southern Resident killer whales are on the precipice

This past summer, the world’s attention was focused on the critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales that inhabit the Salish Sea and its outside coastal waters. Tahlequah (J35) carried her dead calf for more than two weeks in a visible display of grief. At the same time, another young infirmed female, Scarlet (J50), was the focus of unprecedented Canadian and US efforts to administer…