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Morgan the young captive orca

In June 2010 a young female orca, now named Morgan, was found in an emaciated condition off the coast of the Netherlands.  She was captured by the Dolfinarium Harderwijk for ‘rehabilitation and release’.  Unfortunately, after more than a year, the Dolfinarium has yet to release Morgan and now refuses to do so. Dr Ingrid Visser has […]

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Pilot whales north of the Bay of Islands

Pilot whales north of the Bay of Islands

Ingrid received a call from ECOCRUZ there were pilot whales to the north of the Bay of Islands, so she set out from Tutukaka and took the ORT boat via Cape Brett (2.5 hours just to there).  She found approx. 50 pilot whales, with new calves, some of which were only days, or even hours […]

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