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Silent Waters

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Photographer: Kristian Gillies

A northern-resident killer breaks the surface on a still morning in the Johnstone Strait. Unlike their southern cousins, the northern population of fish eating killer whales are doing slightly better with over 300 individuals spread across three unique clans. With more fish to eat and less underwater acoustic disturbances it is easy to see why the numbers are northern resident are growing steadily, as apposed to their critically endangered cousins.
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Photographer:  Kristian Gillies<br />
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A northern-resident killer breaks the surface on a still morning in the Johnstone Strait. Unlike their southern cousins, the northern population of fish eating killer whales are doing slightly better with over 300 individuals spread across three unique clans. With more fish to eat and less underwater acoustic disturbances it is easy to see why the numbers are northern resident are growing steadily, as apposed to their critically endangered cousins.