Scientists develop a model to reveal wild killer whales’ diets

A new study presented a method to reconstruct killer whales’ diets using the lipid composition of their blubber. By measuring these lipids, called fatty acids, in the killer whales’ fat and those in their potential prey, scientists can estimate the abundance of each prey species in the whales’ diet. >> read more …

Fisher Defends Capture, Slaughter Of Orca: “People Have To Eat!”

Amid social media criticism of the capture and slaughter of an Orca, one of the fishers who caught the creature on Tuesday has defended the action. Sylvester Cyris, alias ‘Teraflex’ told St Lucia Times he knew what the critics had been saying. But he declared that people have to eat, especially these days. >> read more …