Socorro Islands

The Killer

Rodney Bursiel
The Circle of Life at Socorro
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An orca (aka killer whale) swims below the surface at Roca Partida in the Socorro Islands. The visit of these orcas was not a pleasant one for the humpback whale and calf swimming nearby. Read Rodney Bursiel's article, 'The Circle of Life at Socorro' for more photos and the full story.
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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Roca Partida at Socorro Island is the most famous site at Socorro, home to many big animal encounters.</span></p>

Coming up for Air

Rodney Bursiel
The Circle of Life at Socorro
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A humpback whale surfaces for a breath while teaching her newborn calf how to swim at Socorro Island.
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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Roca Partida at Socorro Island is the most famous site at Socorro, home to many big animal encounters.</span></p>

Putting on a Show

Rodney Bursiel
The Circle of Life at Socorro
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A humpback whale teaches her newborn calf how to swim. Her casual nature towards the divers created the show of a lifetime.
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<p>Roca Partida at Socorro Island is the most famous site at Socorro, home to many big animal encounters.</p>