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December 8, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Dead Puget Sound orca was pregnant with full-term fetus

The Associated Press COURTENAY, B.C. — The necropsy on the endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island showed it was pregnant with a full-term fetus, and that someone removed several teeth from the dead killer whale before it could be examined. Experts had speculated the death may have arisen from birth complications. Biologists have yet to…

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