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Matriarch orca’s death may explain J pod’s absence, this scientist says

The long disappearance of southern resident killer whales from their usual summer habitat raised alarm bells for researchers along the coast. Scientist Andrew Trites says the loss of the longest-known matriarch in the southern resident killer whale population is a somewhat overlooked crisis in the J pod structure.

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