Proceeds from orca adoptions support ongoing education, research and public outreach on behalf of the Southern Resident Community of killer whales.
The birth of Surprise! surprised researchers back in 1991 since there was a 14-year gap between Surprise! (L-86) and her older sister, Nugget (L-55). She has another sister named Ophelia (L-27). Surprise! has one living offspring Pooka (L-106). Her other offspring, Sooke (L-112), died in February 2012 and is now honored through an exhibit at The Whale Museum.
A one-year symbolic orca adoption includes:
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