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New orca calf spotted with L Pod

A newborn calf has been spotted with a pod of Puget Sound orcas.

It was photographed Monday in the San Juan Islands by Dave Ellifrit of the Center for Whale Research, the Kitsap Sun reported.

Officials at the center said it appeared to be days old.

The calf was given number L117. It brings the Puget Sound or Southern Resident orca population to 87.

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