Two deaths reduce orca population to lowest level in 30 years

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SAN JUAN ISLAND — The endangered killer whale population in Puget Sound continues to decline, with the confirmation of two new deaths this year.

The number of whales in J, K and L pods has dropped to 78, a level not seen since 1985, according to Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research.

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