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A Special Event for World Orca Day
July 14 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
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Dr. Ingrid Visser is the founder of World Orca Day and of the Orca Research Trust, the only research project dedicated to orcas in the South Pacific.
Join Dr. Lori Marino for a fascinating discussion with this one-of-a-kind scientist, who grew up in New Zealand and, when she was 16 years old, sailed around the world with her father and a rescued monkey, who became her constant companion.
Ingrid earned her Ph.D. with a research project on orcas. Her research today focuses on the cultural aspects of orca behavior, in particular their feeding methods and socializing.
With the benefit of her understanding of orca psychology and behavior, Dr. Visser campaigns around the world for captive orcas to be transferred from their featureless concrete tanks to sanctuaries with more natural settings or, where possible, for them to be rehabilitated and released back into the wild.
Ingrid also swims regularly with orcas in the open ocean. And in this World Orca Day conversation, she will talk about her experiences with orcas around the world, both captive and free-ranging, and what she has learned from them and about them.
July 14th at 4:00pm U.S. Eastern Time.
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Host: Dr. Lori Marino, Founder & President of the Whale Sanctuary Project.