Remember watching nature unfold in the Mamquam Blind channel, in the spring of 2014?
Visible from the shores of downtown Squamish, a pod of orca whales aggressively pursued a frantic pod of dolphins looking for their next meal. It was a natural phenomenon that many locals have never seen. orcas hunting dolphins
The Howe Sound has made a massive ecological comeback from the mining, pulp mill, and other industrial pollutants that were dumped the area in the last century. These animals are symbolic of the recovering environmental conditions.
Here’s some video capturing the moment.
Footage: Peter Ritchie
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