When a hunter found eleven killer whales (orcas) trapped in Hudson’s Bay in northeastern Canada, there was little hope for their survival. With only one small hole for the pod of whales to surface, breathing room was scarce. If locals didn’t do something to create more space, it was very likely that some (or all) of the whales would die.
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Marine species in the Arctic were always safe from the attack of Killer Whales as the whales could not survive in the ice cold water. But a new study, which was conducted by the Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the University of Manitoba, has found that the whales are now moving northward in search of prey with warming Arctic waters and depleting sea ice.
Southern California isn’t just the place to be for beach bums, surfers and aspiring movie stars any more – it is also the new cool hangout for whales. December was a record month for gray whales spotted off the Southern California coast, and now a group of killer whales have been hanging out in the Redondo Beach area.