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file photo of orca whale  (Photo credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Satellite Tagging Reveals Info On Migration Of Endangered Orcas

A satellite tag attached to one endangered Puget Sound killer whale is yielding some valuable information about the migration of orcas in recent days.

CBS Seattle–01/06/2014

(Photo credit VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Puget Sound Orcas Circle Ferry Carrying Artifacts

A large pod of orcas in Puget Sound this week has been thrilling whale watchers.

CBS Seattle–10/31/2013

File photo of a female orca and her calf.  (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Want New Name For Mammal-Eating Orcas

If whale expert John K.B. Ford has his way, school children one day will study a kind of North Pacific killer whale that preys on warm-blooded creatures — mostly harbor seals and sea lions, but also gray whales and seabirds.

11/26/2012

credit: Mike Scharer; www.facebook.com/westseattleblog

Six Orcas Identified off West Seattle

More than a dozen killer whales swimming past West Seattle gave residents a spectacular sight Monday as the sun set. This is the farthest south the orcas have been seen this year, and it may indicate a typical fall shift.

10/09/2012