An endangered female orca leaps while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle in 2014. The orca is from the J pod, one of three groups of southern resident killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state.
An endangered female orca leaps while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle in 2014. The orca is from the J pod, one of three groups of southern resident killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state. Elaine Thompson Associated Press
An endangered female orca leaps while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle in 2014. The orca is from the J pod, one of three groups of southern resident killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state. Elaine Thompson Associated Press

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