Orcas: Menopausal females lead the way to food

Orcas: Menopausal females lead the way to food

Orca females share a trait with human females: they go through menopause. At about the age of 40, killer whales reach the end of their reproductive productivity, but it’s possible that they can live for decades longer than that. Now, researchers are understanding the role that these menopausal females play, and it turns out that […]