© Maha Ghazal / Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Killer whales head north

2 April 2019

The Last Ice Area Arctic Climate Change Canada Narwhal Wildlife Ocean

For many, time spent in the Arctic is an invaluable lesson in embracing unpredictability. That was the case when members of our Arctic team and other conservationists spent two months in Tremblay Sound for the annual narwhal camp. During a few outings on the ocean, researchers stumbled upon killer whale pods, which included a calf swimming by its mother’s side.

While we know from Inuit and scientists alike that this is an emerging yet troubling trend, it’s rather spectacular (and rare!) to see with your own eyes.

Read the full story at wwf.ca