By Caroline Graham In Los Angeles For The Mail On Sunday A thousand tourists hold their breath as a giant killer whale leaps skyward, the sun gleaming off its smooth back. As if auditioning for a.. New Zealand Herald
SeaWorld was forced to say goodbye to a female orca whale on Tuesday. Kastaka, 42, was a mother of four, grandmother of six, and a great grandmother of two. SeaWorld decided to euthanize Kasatka after.. Source: Wibbitz Top Stories -
Kasatka, a 42-year-old killer whale that SeaWorld calls the matriarch of its orca family, died Tuesday night, marking the second orca death in a month at the marine parks.
The orca’s passing at.. L.A. Times
The company said in a statement that the killer whale named Kasatka died Tuesday evening "surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her." The company says.. SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times