Orcas trapped!

Written by Tursiops. Posted in Cetacean Studies

Spyhop to freedom!

Trapped orcas, spyhopping in the only breathing hole. From GMA, ABC news.

Check this out! Orcas in frozen Hudson Bay, trapped under the ice, catch a lucky break and make it out towards sea.

They were forced to spyhop out of a small “truck sized” breathing hole to look for another breathing spot. When the weather shifted, a passage opened up.

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