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Killer whales spotted in Vancouver harbour

A pod of killer whales was spotted swimming in the Vancouver harbour Tuesday afternoon.

3 orcas were seen swimming near the Ironworkers bridge

A trio of killer whales swims under the Ironworkers bridge on April 16, 2019. (Twitter/VPD Marine Unit)

A pod of killer whales was spotted swimming in the waters of the Vancouver harbour Tuesday afternoon.

The Vancouver Police Department posted photos to social media of at least three orcas under the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, deep in the inner harbour.

Killer whales spotted in Vancouver harbour

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A pod of killer whales was spotted swimming in the waters of the Vancouver harbour Tuesday afternoon. 0:39

"We were just cycling round the seawall when my wife, Sally, spotted them in the distance," said David Mulholland, who caught the pod on video around 2 p.m.

"By the time we got to the bridge, there was quite a crowd and the orcas definitely played up for the audience," he added.

With files from Alexandra Gibb

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