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September 24, 2016 – Transient Orcas

September 24, 2016

Fall has set in on the west coast, a time when calm waters prevail and whales abound! We were so fortunate to have transient killer whales so close to the city today! We only had to venture towards the Trial Island Lighthouse, where we met up with a large family of mammal-hunting orcas. The family […]

Why is it So Hard to Watch Killer Whales Hunting?

August 30, 2016

The slight fluttering of the water’s surface is always a dead giveaway. At first you tremble with excitement as you realize what’s currently happening, but then, more often than not, you cringe in terror from what’s about to happen. Killer whales hunting in the wild is one of our planet’s most powerful scenarios, and it’s […]

4 Resident J-Pod Orcas You’d Invite Over For Dinner

June 7, 2016

There’s a really important difference in two types of orca whales you’ll find cruising the waters off the coast of British Columbia this summer. Transient Orcas. First, you don’t find transient orcas, transient orcas find you. If they’re hunting you for dinner, that is. Transient orcas generally live in smaller groups, but the key distinction […]

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