J57 Phoenix's name represents that which can overcome the odds. He was born September 2020.

It was known that his mother, Tahlequah (J-35) was pregnant but, because she had lost her previous calf in 2018, there was concern that J-57 would not survive. In spite of all the odds, he did and has continued to thrive. He joins his brother, Notch (J-47), who is a very attentive big brother.
He is precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother.

J57 Phoenix

J57 Phoenix's name represents that which can overcome the odds.  He was born September 2020.

It was known that his mother, Tahlequah (J-35) was pregnant but, because she had lost her previous calf in 2018, there was concern that J-57 would not survive. In spite of all the odds, he did and has continued to thrive.  He joins his brother, Notch (J-47), who is a very attentive big brother.
He is precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother.