What’s next for starving orca J50? ‘If we do nothing, she will die’
SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. -- Live salmon feeding and dart injections are two medication methods that had never before been attempted in the wild. But this month, we’ve seen U.S. and Canadian governments go above and beyond for one killer whale. Scarlet, or J50, is starving and might be sick. "She is in a condition where if we do nothing, she will die," said Michael Weiss of Center for Whale Research.