A Mother’s Love: Killer Whale Culture

Motherhood is never easy, no matter which species you belong to. From broadcasting millions of eggs to nurturing a single calf to independence, successfully raising the next generation is one of life’s greates...

Honouring “Dr. Dave”

From our iconic beluga whales to newer additions, such as Chester, the false killer whale, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has been lucky to host many memorable mammals over the years. Likewise, we’...
The naming of a killer whale, Vancouver Aquarium

Meet Springer’s Calf: Spirit

With the help of the public, Springer’s calf finally has a name – Spirit. One of British Columbia’s most celebrated rescue and release stories, Springer was first spotted in 2002 sick and alone near Seattle, hu...