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May 12, 2017 – Bigg’s Killer Whales & Chain Islet

May 12, 2017

We departed the dock on the MV Pacific Explorer and proceeded east in the Strait of Juan de Fuca towards Haro Strait. Off the west side of San Juan Island, we encountered a group of four Bigg’s killer whales (mammal-hunters) entering the Lime Kiln Park. The T101 group, which consist of the female matriarch T101 […]

August 7, 2016 – Transient Orcas

August 7, 2016

It was another beautiful summer day in the straits surrounding picturesque Victoria, BC’s capital city. New reports came in this afternoon that there were transient (mammal-hunting) killer whales out west, making their way towards us! With news of orcas within reach, we sped off towards the Sheringham Lighthouse, west of Sooke. Though it was a […]

4 Unique Orca Behaviours to Watch for this Summer

July 9, 2015

Imagine you could live anywhere in the world. What would your home look like? Would you live on a secluded island where you’d search for fresh fruit and hunt for wild game? Or would you hide yourself deep in the forest in a cabin, chopping firewood and living off the land? Warm-blooded mammals, whether they […]

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