Killer Whale

Killer Whale Calf Found Dead In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2017 | Canada British Columbia

The whale's body was found floating near Sooke, B.C.

Killer Whale Spotted Tangled In Fishing Rope Near Vancouver Island

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Keep your distance and call the DFO if you see this whale.

B.C. Killer Whale Sends Unlucky Seal Flying

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia


BABY #5!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s southern resident orca population has welcomed a new addition!

'Hold On Tight!': Kayakers Surrounded By Killer Whale Pod Near B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"This is the REAL SeaWorld."

Dozens Of Orcas Frolic Off B.C.'s West Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Ain't no party like an orca party, 'cause an orca party don't stop!

Lost Killer Whale Reunited With B.C. Family After 2 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"The best possible outcome."

Ontario Killer Whale Ban Passes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada Politics

It is now illegal to breed or acquire killer whales in the province of Ontario.

This May Be The End Of Killer Whales In Captivity In Ontario

The Huffington Post Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Politics

After many years of protests by advocate groups and animal lovers, the Government of Ontario is attempting to end the acquisition and breeding of orca...

B.C. Orcas Feel GOOOOD Rubbing Themselves At Beach

CBC | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An amateur videographer has captured rare footage of northern resident orcas rubbing themselves at a beach in B.C.'s Discovery Islands near Campbell...

Teeth Stolen From Dead, Pregnant Orca In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Someone cut off several teeth from an endangered orca as she lay dead on a Vancouver Island beach, awaiting a necropsy by scientists. The deceased ...

Dead Orca Found Off B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of J32, nicknamed Rhapsody, was found this week off the B.C. coast. (Photo: Bates Beach Resort) An endangered killer whale found dead near...


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 04.29.2014 | 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 ...