Killer whales approaching tour 1 of 2

orca interesting

Yes it is normal to have killer whales / orca travel in pods that are a complex matriarchal society.  Sons and daughters stay with their mother throughout their lives, even after they have offspring of their own. However this does not mean that the larger and older males are always in close proximity they often travel separate but parallel to the family group. For photos it is good to find a large male as they are slower to come out of the water and when the tip of their large dorsal fin shows you have time for a photo. This photo leads to tomorrow’s post….