Description[ edit ] The unique dorsal fin of J2 Granny, showing her half-moon notch, taken as she swam through Haro Naked cedar falls women in Washington State in Granny was recognizable from the gray "saddle patch" just behind her dorsal finand a half-moon notch in her fin.
Simon Pidcock of Ocean EcoVentures said he had seen Granny thousands of times, and that the markings on orca fins were like fingerprints. The age of older orcas, such as Granny, is estimated by their offspring; they Looking for a t with breats birth around age 15, and stop having offspring around 40; by adding the generations together, ages can be estimated.
Ruffles was estimated as at Just oralbreast older women looking to get laid 20 years old, and as scientists believed him to be Granny's last offspring, her own age was estimated at about It was later discovered that Ruffles was not Granny's son, but her age estimate was never changed. They frequent the inland waters of British Columbia and Washington state in the summer months, but roam from southeast Alaska to central California.
He was last seen in As ofnone of Granny's immediate children are known to be living. Many whales in this population were captured in the s and s for use in sea parks, and others were killed by hunters attempting to capture.
It is the only orca population listed as endangered by the U. The average lifespan for a captured orca is 20 to 30 years.
Environmentalists estimate that Granny may have had a PCB load of up to parts per million, and that her descendants' reproductive systems may have been damaged by exposure to pollution.
SeaWorld says wild lifespans are Woman want real sex Batson Texas years for females, and 19—30 years for males.