Tuesday, January 5, 1999
Killer whales spotted off Vestmannaeyjar
Last week, a large pod of killer whales was reported
several miles south of
Vestmannaeyjar. Although Keiko's staff haven't seen or heard of any in
immediate vicinity of Heimay (the island where Keiko lives), they say
encouraged to hear of them in the area. Once the weather improves next
and summer and they can take boats out on the ocean, the staff plans to
research to learn more about the killer whales around the islands.
are seen near Heimay almost every day during the summer, so they should
the chance to spend quite a bit of time watching them.
Keiko's doing very well, swimming strongly in both pools
of the baypen. He's
eating approximately 100 pounds of herring a day, and he still spends a
of time watching things inside and outside the pen.
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