Adopt Simoom

Simoom is the matriarch of her family.

Adopt Simoom today and help us protect her family for future generations.

Adopting as a gift?  Choose your adoption below and give the gift details when you check out.

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Simoom was born in 1975 to Scimitar, whose dorsal fin had the distinctive curved shape of a sword.  Simoom is one of the most prolific females in the northern resident population and her growing family is now 11-strong. She had her first son Echo, in 1990 when she was 15 years old. Her latest (and probably last) was born in 2010. Simoom became a grandmother for the first time in 2005 and now has five grandchildren.

When she arrives in Johnstone Strait for the summer, Simoom resumes her role as host to other visiting families. She is the matriarch of her group and has certainly contributed to its prominence. She is often seen nestled between Echo and her teenage son Hope.

What you'll get

With your symbolic adoption you'll receive regular updates about Simoom and her family.
Choose between an adult or junior adoption pack.

Adult adoption

Adopt Simoom and make a real difference!

adopt an orca adult pack

Welcome pack, including your Simoom adoption certificate

Four issues of our award winning magazine, Whale & Dolphin, per year including an update on Simoom

Monthly updates about Simoom and her friends by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

Cotton bag & car sticker

Junior adoption

A fantastic adoption pack for kids and young people under 13.

adopt an orca kids pack

Welcome pack, including your Simoom adoption certificate

Four issues of our awesome kids magazine SPLASH! per year including an update on Simoom

Monthly updates about Simoom and her friends by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

Cool stickers & badge

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