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Rare sight: Orcas spotted in Victoria’s Inner Harbour (PHOTOS)

A pod of orcas arrived in Victoria’s Inner Harbour on Thursday, a rare sight for residents, tourists and whale-watchers.
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Jackie Cowan took this photo of orcas in the Inner Harbour on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

A pod of orcas arrived in Victoria’s Inner Harbour on Thursday, a rare sight for residents, tourists and whale-watchers.

At least four orcas were seen swimming around the harbour, making their way under the Johnson Street Bridge during their hour-long visit before heading back out to sea. 

> Read more about the pod's swim around the city: Orca pod cruises through Victoria's Inner Harbour during hour-long visit

If you have photos or videos of the whales, send them to localnews@timescolonist.com. We’ll share them here! 



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Jackie Cowan took this photo of orcas in the Inner Harbour on Thursday, June 7, 2018. - Jackie Cowan
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Jackie Cowan took this photo of orcas in the Inner Harbour on Thursday, June 7, 2018. - Jackie Cowan
A pod of orcas visits the Inner Harbour on Thursday, June 7, 2018
A reader submitted this photo of a pod of orcas visiting the Inner Harbour on Thursday, June 7, 2018.
Orcas in Inner Harbour, June 7, 2018
Photo taken by Michael Gardiner, visiting from Regina