Orca

Some articles on orca, orcas:

List Of Captive Orcas - Individual Orcas - Corky
... Corky (II) is a female orca from the A5 pod in British Columbia, Canada ... Corky became the first orca to become pregnant and give birth in captivity ... In 1989, the dominant orca at the park, Kandu V, attempted to "rake" Corky, showing dominance by forcefully scratching with her teeth ...
List Of Captive Orcas - Individual Orcas - Moby Doll
... Moby Doll was the second captive orca displayed in a public aquarium exhibit ... took advantage of this first opportunity to study an orca and orca sounds up close ...
List Of Captive Orcas - Individual Orcas - Namu
... Namu was only the third orca captured and displayed in an aquarium exhibit, and was the subject of a film that changed some people's attitudes toward orcas ... In June 1965, William Lechkobit found a 22 foot (6.7m) male orca in his floating salmon net that had drifted close to shore near Namu, British Columbia ... The orca was sold for $8,000 to Ted Griffin, a Seattle public aquarium owner ...
Shamu
... Shamu was the first orca to survive more than 13 months in captivity and was the star of a very popular killer whale show at SeaWorld San Diego in the mid - late 1960s ... She was the fourth killer whale (orca) ever captured (the second female) and was the third orca ever displayed in a public exhibit. 1971, the name Shamu continued to be used in SeaWorld "Shamu" orca shows for different killer whales in different SeaWorld parks ...
List Of Captive Orcas - Individual Orcas - Tilikum
... Tilikum (sometimes misspelled Tillikum) is a bull orca who lives at SeaWorld Orlando ... He is the largest orca in captivity and also the most successful sire in captivity, with 14 offspring, 10 of which are still alive ... Tilikum is also the first successful, surviving grandfather orca in captivity with the births of Trua (2005), Nalani (2006), Adán (2010) and Victoria (2012) ...