Remembering Chester

It was an incredible feat of determination on both the part of the animal and his rescuers when Chester the false killer whale survived his stranding on a windswept beach near Tofino in July 2014. Although he h...

Porpoise Program Wins Award

When Daisy, the rescued harbour porpoise arrived at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre in 2008, nobody knew what the future held in store. With a poor prognosis and little knowledge of this elus...
Rescued false killer whale

Meet Chester’s Care Team

With the business of summer rescuing and rehabilitating over 100 seals, and one sea otter, Corky, we thought it was time for an update on Chester, the rescued false killer whale and a look at the people who car...
Vancouver Aquairum marine mammal rescue

Chester’s Having a Whale of a Time

Chester, the false killer whale rescued from a Tofino beach last year, is having a whale of a time this summer! Late in June, he moved into the Wild Coast habitat and met Helen the Pacific white-sided dolphin, ...