Two orca whales playing in the water.

Reduced genetic diversity: another challenge facing the Southern Resident killer whales?

As charismatic mega-predators, killer whales have no equal. Historically feared, respected, in some cultures revered, we now know them to be intelligent and highly social. They also have fascinatingly strong ideas about what constitutes food, with different populations having vastly different preferred prey. Not surprisingly, then, the plight of the critically endangered salmon-eating Southern…

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https://www.raincoast.org/2023/03/reduced-genetic-diversity-another-challenge-facing-the-southern-resident-killer-whales/

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