- Halyn and Makaio share the same birthday, October 9th. Halyn was born in 2005 and Makaio was born in 2010.
- Shouka and Ran 2 share the same birthday, February 25. Shouka was born in 1993 and Ran was born in 2006.
- Katina gave birth to the first successful calf born into captivity on September 26, 1985 and her daughter was named Kalina.
- Tilikum was the most successful breeding male in captivity siring 20 calves, with 14 successful births. Katina is the most successful female giving birth successfully 7 times.
- There have been 5 inbred orcas: Neocia's Miscarriage (2004), Nalani (2006), Adan (2010), Victoria (2012) and Keijo (2013). Unna's stillborn in 2006 may have also been inbred.
- 3 calves have been rejected by their mothers after birth: Halyn, Adan and Victoria.
- Brother and sister, Earth and Luna, are both named after objects from the solar system. Luna means "moon" in Latin. Their grandmother is named Stella which means "star" in Latin.
- Five orcas have been born as a result of artificial insemination: Nakai (2001), Kohana (2002), Moana (2011), Makani (2013) and Kamea (2013).
- The first orca in captivity was a female named Wanda in 1961.
- Earth and Adán share the same birthday, October 13th. Earth was born in 2008 and Adán was born in 2010.
- Although Adán was born on October 13th, his birthday is celebrated on October 12th, which is Spain's national holiday.
- SeaWorld orcas, Taima and Amaya, were both born during storms. The name, Taima, means "crash of thunder" in Icelandic and Amaya means "night rain" in Arabic.
- Originally, it was thought Lynn was named Rin. Some still refer to her as Rin.
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