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An orca whale breaches July 18 as the pod swims through Liberty Bay in Poulsbo, Wash.

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NOAA: Puget Sound killer whales to stay protected

SEATTLE — Killer whales that spend their summers in Puget Sound are a distinct population group and will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday.

August 3, 2013 5:16 p.m. read more..


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