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It's a banner year for orcas, whales in BC's Salish Sea

CA, 17 Jan 2022
Life above water may have been a challenge for many in 2021, but under the Salish Sea, conditions were ripe for a baby boom.

Bigg’s killer whales and humpback whales have both experienced a baby boom over the past year.

There were 11 new Bigg’s calves born in 2021, including a baby spotted on New Year’s Eve near Victoria. Plus, a record 21 humpback whale calves accompanied their mothers to the Salish Sea last year, nearly doubling 2020’s count.

Catherine Urquhart shows us what’s behind the big rebound.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/8503139/whales-in-salish-sea-babyboom/
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