Killer Whale's are set to become extinct in the UK, according to experts.
These Killer Whales could soon become extinct within the UK because of pollution in the ocean, and because of an already critically endangered species within UK waters
In a new study, which studied Killer Whales in UK shores found that the last pod of Killer Whales have not reproduced in the wild for 19 years now. The pod is the last pod in UK oceans, it consists of only eight Killer Whales.
the study found that what was affecting these Orcas ability to reproduce was pollution in their natural habitat, surrounding UK oceans, particuarly oceans in Scotland.
Wildlife conservationists have been studying the Killer Whales in their natural environment. The study is new, but the Orcas, and the activity of the Orcas is not new - it's been know for over 20 years now. What is not known is the age of all the Orcas.
Conservationists are certain that the whales will go extinct in the UK. But, they are not sure how long that that be.
Considering Killer Whales can live for up
to 90 years in the wild, these Killer Whales
could still be here for decades to come in
Killer Whales are not the only sea animals
which are suffering from environmental
pollution in the UKs oceans,
animals such as Dolphins are also
The pollution is harming Dolphins in the
same way in which it is harming Killer
Whales; through persistent