Orca first seen babysitting a pilot whale

Orca first seen babysitting a pilot whale

Saedís, an orca with a long-finned pilot whale calf beside him


An extended-finned pilot whale calf has been documented for the primary time swimming behind a feminine orca’s fin in a “staggered” or mother-calf place. How the interspecies pair got here collectively is unknown, main researchers to surprise if the calf was adopted.

In August 2021, a herd of three orcas was noticed with a shock visitor on a whale watching tour close to the Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland. Marie-Thérèse Mrusczok At West Iceland Nature Research…

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