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Dr Visser attends to Koru the orca, whilst Steve Hathaway films.  Photo by R. M. Lehmann for Orca Research Trust

Koru the Orca, stranded but safely back with his group

  Found stranded on a sand bank in the Kaipara Harbour, by fishermen, Koru appeared none the worse for wear when he finally got free and swam off to join Nicky another female he is often photographed travelling with. Koru gets his name because the top of his fin is curved over, much like the […]

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