Another southern resident orca is ailing — and…

Another southern resident orca is ailing — and at least three whales are pregnant:

theincredibleorca:

K25 is getting thin. His mother died last year, concerning researchers as male orcas often don’t live long after their mothers die. At least three orcas are pregnant, which is good news but we shouldn’t get our hopes up. This population has been suffering for years and many females have been suffering miscarriages, and infant mortality is high. They’ll only have a chance if their food supply is increased.