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Dead Orca Stranding

Dead Orca Stranding

Sub-adult male, found dead on a Whakatane beach.  Dr Visser guarded the animal overnight so nothing would be taken (i.e., teeth).  Despite in-depth discussion with Iwi (local Maori tribe) they declined to allow a necropsy (animal autopsy) to be conducted.  In the end, the animal was buried locally next to Maori chiefs. Счастью не было […]

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Filming of Documentary for BBC & Discovery Channel

Filming of Documentary for BBC & Discovery Channel

Dr. Visser is currently very busy with a film crew (Big Wave TV) who are co-producing a one hour special for the BBC and Animal Planet (which is why most of you can’t get hold of her!).
  So far they’ve got footage from 2 Northland orca sightings but urge you to call 0800 SEE ORCA […]

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