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Visit the Belugas

Before the polar bears came the belugas to the Churchill River Estuary from the Port of Churchill. Up to 3,000 beluga whales summered here in the cool waters, giving birth to their calves and feeding on capelin.

You can revisit the summer and catch a glimpse of the belugas in the short 2 min film here.

Did You Know? The Churchill River estuary is one of the summering grounds for the largest population of beluga whales in the Arctic. The total world population of belugas is estimated to be between 62,000 and 88,000.