An orca from the infamous «whale prison» made new friends

An orca from the infamous «whale prison» made new friends

Scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences during their orcas monitoring noticed a new animal in the wild family. 

During the monitoring, taking place near the Shantar Islands, scientist were examining a whild family of orcas. The group had 14 killer-whales that were photographed. After examining the photos and comparing them to the old ones, it was noticed that one of the orcas had scares of the tag that was recently removed. Some individual characteristics helped to identify this orca as Zina, the animal that was released from the «whale prison» on August 6. Zina got rid of the tag that was installed when she was set free. 


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