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Killer Whale

In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together at SeaWorld San Diego's Shamu Stadium February 14, 2013 in San Diego. (Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

California Bill To End Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld Put On Hold

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it’s dead for the year.


An Orca swims in its enclosure. (CBS)

Vallejo’s Six Flags Under Fire For Orca’s Living Conditions

A 19-year-old in Vallejo is looking for a roommate, but compatibility may be an issue. She’s an Orca – a killer whale at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. And a Vallejo woman is complaining that the park is breaking the law by not providing a companion.


Fishermen and tourists saw four orcas coming up for some air near Monterey Harbor on on June 15, 2011. (CBS)

Whales Spotted Near Shore Along Monterey Bay

A group of killer whales made an up close and personal appearance to boaters in Monterey Bay this week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/18/2011


Pod Of Orcas Spotted Just Outside Golden Gate

A group of whale watchers spotted a pod of killer whales about 10 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/13/2011