When all is said and done I think that Orcas are my favorite. They are vicious, elusive and no nonsense. Always on a mission which makes them a little tricky to photograph. We have not had one pose for us yet...hah! Depsite all of the recent talk about transient whales eating only mammals and resident pods eating only fish there are new theories that that is a bunch of hooey. Some biologists now say that Orcas are waaay too oportunistic to pass up a good meal of any kind. Certainly, we all have preferences. Here is a pretty little female that rolled by:
...but aren't they all. We will miss him intensely. He lived to be the old age (for a Briard) of 12. He gave us love, loyalty, friendship, and personal protection in abundance. George will always be remembered for his high stepping prance walking down the dock on leash. It would often invoke the comment: "Hey buddy, what kind of dog is that!?" Below are just a couple of the hundreds of photos we have that kayakers took of him. He loved life and we loved him.