Kasakta (L-82) Gives Birth To Baby Orca (L-116)

L-Pod has a new member, L-116, born to Kasakta (L-82). It was sighted just off the west side of San Juan Island recently. The photo to the left, taken by Jeanne Hyde from shore near the Lime Kiln Lighthouse, shows mother and calf. For more information visit the Friday Harbor Whale Museum’s news page. More photos can be found on the Center For Whale Research’s website. The new calf brings the total number of resident Orca whales up to 90.