New baby orca spotted in Western Washington

New baby orca spotted in Western Washington

Credit: Capt. James Maya

Baby orca J49 is seen swimming between its mother and its grandmother on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. Mount Baker is in the background.

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by TRAVIS PITTMAN / KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 8:37 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 7 at 8:39 AM

There’s a new baby orca swimming around Western Washington.

Orcanet reports the baby, named J49, was born to J37. The birth may have happened Tuesday.

In the photo above, J49 is seen swimming between its mother and its grandmother, J14. Mount Baker is in the background.

 

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