Pod of orcas spotted in Vancouver

Dec 19 2017, 7:42 am

This afternoon, a pod of orca whales was spotted in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, just off of Stanley Park. Seeing orcas this close to the city is definitely a rare sighting.

CTV caught the pod swimming through the Inlet. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen whales in Vancouver. In May 2010, a grey whale was spotted in False Creek and again in 2011 a pod of orca whales were also seen swimming at the exact same location they were spotted today.

Photos from earlier today just off Stanley Park near the Lions Gate Bridge:

Images by the Vancouver Aquarium.

Image by ctv_stjohn

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Images by @lararosetansey

 

Feature image: @lararosetansey