Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey – SFGate

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A grieving orca whale has released the body of her dead calf after carrying it for at least 17 days through the Pacific Ocean in an unprecedented act of mourning, according to researchers. On Saturday, Tahlequah, as the mother has come to be called
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