Southern Resident Orca Scat Project: update from the field

https://us.whales.org/2019/08/13/southern-resident-orca-scat-project-update-from-the-field/

Dr. Giles, a scientist with the Orca Scat Project, and CK9 Eba on the scent during a training run

Dr. Giles, researcher with the Orca Scat Project, part of the Conservation Canines program with the University of Washington’s Center for Biological Diversity, gives us an update from the field and a recap of what the team has been up to in July:

When we heard the Southern Residents were spotted on the west side of San Juan Island in the early morning hours of July 5th, our scat detection team rallied quickly and got out on the water with the whales by 8am.  We found the whales right outside our home port and were able to conduct distant surveys downwind of several groups of socializing J and K pod orcas.  On our first


Original Title: Southern Resident Orca Scat Project: update from the field
Full Text of the Original Article: https://us.whales.org/2019/08/13/southern-resident-orca-scat-project-update-from-the-field/