Killer Whales Trapped in Ice Free Themselves

Local officials had warned that orcas were running out of time

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 10, 2013 6:36 AM CST | Updated Jan 10, 2013 10:08 AM CST

(Newser) – The killer whales trapped in encircling ice 19 miles off the coast of northwestern Quebec have apparently freed themselves, reports the CBC. Officials had earlier warned that the pod was in danger. The dozen whales were discovered trapped in the ice Tuesday by an Inukjuak...   Read full story »

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