SEATTLE (AP) - Whale researchers working to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca.
SEATTLE (AP) - A conservation group says the federal government is failing to protect offshore areas along the U.S. West Coast to help endangered Puget Sound orcas.
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is set to establish an executive order calling for state actions to protect the unique population of endangered orcas that spend time in Puget Sound.The fish-eating whales have struggled due to lack of food, pollution and noise and disturbances from vessels. There are now just 76, a 30-year low.
Washington state lawmakers are proposing measures to protect the fish-eating killer whales that spend time in the inland waters of the Salish Sea.