Leatherback sea turtle sighted at sea. Photo credit: Slawek Skorupinski.

A Day for Pacific Leatherbacks

“I couldn’t figure out what I was looking at,” Leslie explains on the phone call. “At first, when I saw the head, I thought it was an alligator, but I knew that couldn’t be right. Then I realized it was a turtl...

A “Real-time” Encounter with Dolphins

The Vancouver Aquarium's B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network relies on reports from the public to better understand the occurrence and distribution of whales, dolphins, porpoises and sea turtles in B.C. waters. Whi...

Be “Whale Wise” This Summer

With summer in full swing, the warm weather lures many locals and visitors onto the water. If you are a boater or paddler, or a British Columbia coast resident, you may be lucky enough to spot whales, dolphins,...