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‘Exotic’ orcas visiting inland waters

A boom in seal and sea lion populations may be luring killer whales that normally prowl offshore and far to the south into the inland waters of Washington and British Columbia in apparently unprecedented numbers this fall. Above, transient orcas are spotted in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sept 27.

Capt Mark Malleson / Prince of Whales Whale Watching

A boom in seal and sea lion populations may be luring killer whales that normally prowl offshore and far to the south into the inland waters of Washington and British Columbia in apparently unprecedented numbers this fall. Above, transient orcas are spotted in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sept 27.

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