Credit: Chinese Press

Orpheus is a 15 year old male orca who lives at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. He was captured in Russia on August 13, 2013. So far, it is not known which whale Orpheus is.

It is possible he could have been renamed when he arrived at Chimelong. He was named Orpheus while he was still in Russia.

Sex-Male

Age-15

Captured-8/13/13

Age at Capture-8

Place of Capture-Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

Family

  • Unknown (Russian)

Origin of Orpheus

  • Derived from Orphne Meaning "The Darkness of Night"
  • Pronounced: or FEE us

Weights

  • 4,960 lbs (August 2013)

Lengths

  • 18.3 ft (August 2013)

Breed

  • 100% Russian Transient

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