Orcas in the Mist




Just outside Nanaimo, BC, we ran upon several pods of Orca “Killer” Whales. One small pod of only a few individuals passed our boat very closely, giving us great photo opportunities to capture them as they traveled in the waters. Just as we began photographing them, several of the whales began “spouting” as they reached […]

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Orca Facts




An adult Orca heading straight toward our boat, Delphinus, in British Columbia, near the Johnstone Strait: Inside the wonderful museum at Telegraph Cove, BC (The Johnstone Strait Killer Whale Interpretive Center), there are some awesome displays of whale and other marine mammals, but most of the museum deals with the Orca “Killer” Whale. Several posters […]

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“A Whale of a Day, Part 3, or …”




CAUTION: TODAY’S POST CONTAINS A GRAPHIC IMAGE THAT MAY  BE DISTURBING TO SOME PEOPLE   … “When is a Whale Not a Whale?” Answer: When it is a Killer Whale   Photo of a breaching Orca, taken in 2008 in British Columbia   “Killer Whales” (Orcinus orca) are not actually whales, but are toothed dolphins. […]

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