Population Type: Southern Resident
Birth Year: 1977
Lea (K14) is an adult female killer whale born in 1977. Lea is the family matriarch and has three offspring: son Lobo (K26), daughter Yoda (K36) and youngest son Kelp (K42). Recent genetic studies revealed that Lea’s father is the well-known killer whale from J pod, Ruffles (J1).