Oh, Orcas!

Oh, Orcas!

A large pod of orcas, up to 40 killer whales, were roaming the coastline in Southern California last week.

A pod of 30 orcas were cruising off of Long Beach twice last week. “We were just completely surrounded. There were so many it was hard to get a good count. It was incredible.

I’ve never seen so many orcas before
,” observed Kera Methes, a whale research biologist for the Aquarium of the Pacific. “We don’t really know where they go or where they come from.”

Photo by Bob Chamberlin of the Los Angeles Times.

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Steven Munatones