Our guest for this episode of The WeWhale Pod is marine mammal biologist Dr Filipa Samarra, who is also the Founder and Lead Investigator of the Icelandic Orca Project.

Filipa shares what brought her from her native Portugal to Iceland and talks about her journey to becoming a marine biologist.

She also describes getting hooked on orca sound communication and chats about why we’re so fascinated by orca as a species.

Find out more about the Icelandic Project.

Take a listen to the episode below:

Thanks to Skalaa Music for post-production.

You can listen to previous episodes on our Podcast Page.