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Racer (L72)

Racer, named after Race Rocks near Victoria, British Columbia, is an adult female killer whale who was born in 1986. Racer gave birth to her first calf Fluke (L105) in 2004. Racer and her son are the only two killer whales left in her immediate family, but they continue traveling and socializing with other members of L pod. In March 2016, Racer’s younger brother Nigel (L95) died from a fungal infection after being attached with a satellite tag. Her aunt Canuck (L7) passed away in 2010, and cousin Lulu (L53) passed away in 2014. Racer’s mother Jelly Roll (L43) died in 2006, and her grandmother L37 died in 1984.