• Baby orca found dead near Vancouver Island

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    Tolfino, B.C -

    A baby orca has been found dead near Vancouver Island, Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans says.

    The death comes at the tail end of a great year for orca births in the region. Since December 2014, there have been 8 calf births to the J-Pod group of killer whales.

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says they’ve conducted a necropsy.  The results haven’t been released.

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