It is thought that orcas go through menopause so that they don’t keep producing young which would have to compete for food with the off spring of their daughters. They can also help find food for their own sons, so that the sons are fit and can reproduce with other pods. This makes her genetically linked to her whole pod and spreads her genes with other pods too. This supports a theory called the ‘grandmother hypothesis’.
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