WARNING, GRAPHIC PHOTO: Dr. Ingrid Visser of the Orca Research Trust (ORT) conducting a necropsy in Australia on one of the three orca that died during the pod stranding. Dr. Visser spent 8 days working with the Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service - they are all hoping to gain a better understanding of this orca group through the information they gather. More details can be found on the ORT Facebook page - more information is to come.
11 orca made it out to sea ! Got back to Tutukaka at 0100 hrs this morning after 8 days in Australia working with the Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service. Sadly 3 orca died, but we gathered lots of information to help understand this group of orca better. More details when we get a chance to take a breath. Photo by Robert Marc Lehmann.
Vocalisations recorded of orca from Fraser Island, Australia, via Orca Research Trust: