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Food for  thought

Southern resident orcas have a favorite food, and eat almost nothing else: Chinook Salmon! As the largest, fattiest, and most nutrient-rich species of salmon it's easy to see why orcas prefer these fishy "energy bars." Chinook used to be plentiful and available throughout the orcas' range yeat-round. Now, many Chinook salmon populations are endangered or completely gone. the Southern Residents need abundant and reliable wild salmon from California all the way to Canada.

Did You Know?

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RESIDENT ORCAS STAY WITH THEIR MOTHERS FOR LIFE!

ORCAS HAVE NO PREDATORS!

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How Does An Orca Sleep?

Orcas sleep with just one half of their brain at a time. They need to remain semi-awake all the time, so they can resurface to breathe.

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