In British Columbia, three newborn killer whales have been spotted right off the coast! While the animals are incredibly beautiful to see in the wild, researchers are also excited because of what newborn killer whales go through during their first year of life.
If you want to know more about this crucial first year for newborn killer whales, then please read this Aqua Blog article. You can even learn how long a killer whale pregnancy lasts. Here’s a hint — it’s much longer than nine months! The article also discusses how newborn killer whales can affect a strong family dynamic, so it is definitely worth a read!