Mother and Son

Photographer: W.C. Barnes

Wakana and Rainny are mother son. Wakana was born in 1963 and her son Rainny was born in 1978. They rarely leave each others side. Talk about a mummies boy! Rainny is about 25 feet long and weighs in at 5 tons. Wakana is the ones closest to the camera. Rainny has a dorsal fin close to six feet high.

They are basically two distinct groups of Orcas: Transient and Resident. Wakana and Rainny belong to the Transient group. They eat only warm blooded animals like Sea Lions,Harbour Seals and whales. Residents eat only Chinook salmon. The Resident population is only 75 and so endangered. They tend to hang around the southern area of Vancouver island but do come up our way from time to time.

Orcas are very intelligent creatures. The Residents and Transients speak different languages and basically keep to themselves.

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Photo ID: IMG_1358
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