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Rare sperm whale sighted in Alert Bay (VIDEO)


On Monday, February 12th, an Alert Bay resident recorded an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime sighting.

Jared Towers, a cetacean research technician from Alert Bay, BC, spotted a sperm whale in Johnstone Strait, and was able to grab photos and a video of the majestic creature.

According to Towers’ Facebook post, there has not been a recorded sighting of a sperm whale along the inner coast of British Columbia since 1984.

He posted a number of photos and a video of the sperm whale and five T137 killer whales as they swam by.

Check it out:

(Jared Towers/Facebook)
(Jared Towers/Facebook)
(Jared Towers/Facebook)
Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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