In this Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 file photo provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca swims between two adults in the waters of Puget Sound near Seattle, Wash. Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research on Friday Harbor said Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, that the baby orca apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia. Balcomb said the whale, designated L-120, has not been seen since the L pod returned in recent days to the inland waters of western Washington.(AP Photo/Center for Whale Research, Dave Ellifrit)

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said.

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