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Stranding and resighting!

Stranding and resighting!

Putita, the male orca who stranded at Ruakaka in May 2010 has been resighted only days later and still with the orca (Yin, his presumed mother and Rua his presumed brother) who waited for him in the surf whilst he was being rescued.  They were all spotted travelling North, together, as they went past the […]

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Putita Stranding & Rescue

Putita Stranding & Rescue

Yesterday in Whangarei, Ingrid headed out to the beach to help Putita (an orca well known to Ingrid) who had stranded on the beach alongside Yin.  Yin was able to return to water without human assistance.
  Yin is easy to identify, with the unique and plentiful markings on the dorsal fin.  And Yin is often […]

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