L106 Pooka born to L86 (Surprise), her first calf, first seen June, 2005
Pooka is a sprouting male Southern Resident Orca, born 2006. Mother is Surprise L86, born 1991. According to the Whale Museums list of whales, Pooka was named after a mythical creature from Celtic folklore who is a shapeshifter who most often appears as a black and white horse. Pooka is the son of Surprise! (L-86). His younger sister Sooke (L-112) was found washed up on a Washington beach in February 2012. Pooka and his mother spend most of their time with his two aunts and cousins.

L106 Pooka

L106 Pooka born to L86 (Surprise), her first calf, first seen June, 2005
Pooka is a sprouting male Southern Resident Orca, born 2006. Mother is Surprise L86, born 1991. According to the Whale Museums list of whales, Pooka was named after a mythical creature from Celtic folklore who is a shapeshifter who most often appears as a black and white horse. Pooka is the son of Surprise! (L-86). His younger sister Sooke (L-112) was found washed up on a Washington beach in February 2012. Pooka and his mother spend most of their time with his two aunts and cousins.