Fauna

Orcas come to town and frolic for the cameras

orcas-oc.jpgFrank Brennan/Dana Wharf Whale Watching.

A pod of orcas appeared off San Onofre in Orange County this week and provided a show for one of the whale-watch boats' underwater cameras.

Slide show at the Orange County Register website.

The Register says this group of about a dozen animals is "thought to be the Eastern Tropical Pacific orcas that normally live in Mexican waters."


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