A mother orca off the coast of Vancouver Island propping her baby, who died soon after birth, on her forehead to keep it near the surface of the water. Photo: Centre for Whale Research via AP

Grieving orca mother carries dead calf for days as killer whales fight for survival

The baby’s carcass was sinking and being repeatedly retrieved by the mother, who was supporting it on her forehead

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A mother orca off the coast of Vancouver Island propping her baby, who died soon after birth, on her forehead to keep it near the surface of the water. Photo: Centre for Whale Research via AP
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