Exquisite above-ocean video footage of killer whales was captured by an un-manned drone over Johnstone Strait off British Columbia. Researchers from the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Vancouver Aquarium teamed up to follow the orcas, which are considered threatened species.
Fast Fact: Unlike most other whales, the beluga has a flexible neck that enables it to turn its head in all directions. (NatGeo) Catch them at the Vancouver Aquarium and see if you can spot them in the wild on the live cams!
photo credit (We call this picture: Where’s Waldo.) Back at the Vancouver Aquarium, these belugas are doing underwater summersaults and can be seen here on the Explore.org live cam. We love this comment from an Explore.org fan and thought it’s a good tip to share on a sleepy weekend morning: Deb S. I love to watch this cam
We’re feeling Canadian today. Lets check out the live cam of the magnificent Japanese sea nettles that reside at the Vancouver Aquarium — a non-profit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. Japanese sea nettles are a type of jelly, an invertebrate made up mostly of water. Jellies have no heart, brain or bones. They swim by jet