Killer Whale

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Louis Jobidon moved to Hornby Island, he discovered he was living close to a winter feeding ground for orcas. The kayaker recently took his boat ...

Navy Cleared In Orca's Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Canadian navy has been cleared in the death of a killer whale that washed up in Washington state two years ago.The whale's bloodied an...

Whales Don't Rely On Vision To Hunt?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - In the killer whale world, a noisy seal makes a fine meal, says new research into the hunting practices of transient orcas off the Pacific...

WATCH: Whale Music Fades In B.C.

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There have been some puzzling changes in the behaviour of northern resident killer whales that live off the north-central coast of British...

Why Are Orcas Dying?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers are learning a lot about the lives of orcas from the deaths of orcas, thanks to a team of experts from British Columbia and th...

WATCH: Killer Whales Trapped By Ice

CBC | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada

A dozen killer whales trapped in the ice about 30 kilometres off the coast of Inukjuak, Que., could be in imminent danger, as a local Inuk who visited...

Forget 'Tiger Mothers,' What About 'Killer Whale Grannies'?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Like some of their human counterparts, killer whale mothers continue to dote on their sons well into adulthood, says a new study based on ...

Killer Whale's Death Linked To Canadian Naval War Games?

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The bloodied and battered corpse of a young killer whale whose death may be linked to Canadian war games has prompted an investigation by ...