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Orca Spotted In Vancouver Harbour!

It must be because the Canucks are winning!

A park crew working on the seawall on Wednesday morning reported seeing a pod of orcas heading under the Lions Gate Bridge into Burrard Inlet, according the Vancouver Park Board.

The unconfirmed sighting was posted in a message on the Parks Board twitter account just before 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, but parks officials were not able to confirm the sighting when contacted by the CBC.

A second report placed the whales in English Bay shortly after 9:30 a.m. PT.

A fishing guide at Bonnie Lee charters, based out of Granville Island, said orcas are sometimes spotted in the open waters of English Bay west of Stanley Park and just to the south of the city at the mouth of the Fraser River.

Burrard Inlet is located between downtown Vancouver and the North Shore. The busy waterway contains several large port facilities.


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