A very rare orca was seen in the shallow waters of Beaver Cove located off the coast of Vancouver Island Wednesday. Marine experts say this is the first time this specific whale has been seen north of California.
Mike Dobbs was working in the cove when two orcas swam into the beach area a few kilometres inland from Telegraph Cove. Dobbs explained that he had never seen whales on the beach before. The Campbell River resident was even more shocked when he realized that one orca was completely white in colour.
A scientist that connected with Dobbs said “this particular group, the OCT50s, are actually part of this outer coast transient group that spends most of the time in Oregon and California and usually in deeper waters,”
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