Wild Whales News

A Lesser Known Dolphin Found In BC Waters

Many of us assume that Pacific white-sided dolphins and killer whales are the only type of dolphin to be found in BC waters, but this is not the case!  If one ventures far enough offshore, the distinctive northern right whale dolphin can be spotted.  The BC Cetacean...

Paternity Revealed in Southern Residents

British Columbia’s southern resident killer whale population is one of the most intensely studied orca communities in the world, however, we know very little about their mating system.  Using similar genetic techniques employed by Dr. Lance Barrett-Lennard in a...

Pregnant hybrid porpoise strands off WA

On May 21st 2011, US authorities were called to investigate a stranded, dead porpoise on the south end of San Juan Island; but this was not an ordinary porpoise.  It had markings unlike those of a harbour porpoise or a Dall’s porpoise and it was quickly determined...