NEWS
03/30/2020 14:16 EDT

Killer Whales Take Advantage Of People's Social Distance To Visit Quiet Vancouver Shore

The visited the normally bustling industrial area with some of their young.

Killer whales aren’t often spotted in the Burrard Inlet because it’s an industrial area that can get quite loud. But social distancing efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 seem to have had a side-effect: they’ve made the fjord quiet.

People in Vancouver noticed a pod of orcas, which included babies, taking the opportunity to visit the uncharacteristically quiet waters of Indian Arm and marvelled at the sight.

Watch the video above to see the magnificent creatures.