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Scoop Images: Orcas in Wellington Harbour

Scoop Images: Orcas in Wellington Harbour

Photos by Lyndon Hood
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The orcas (killer whales) spotted on Monday contemplating the narrow entry to Wellington's waterfront lagoon – and possibly following up last week's dolphin visit - are still hanging around the harbour.

Scoop caught a few photos as they worked the water around Oriental Bay.

See also:
Twitter photos from above at Oriental Bay c/o Miss Formica (angew): orcas from Oriental Bay today ...; and another one of the Orcas ...
Video from Aimee Whitcroft: Orca in Evans Bay, with baby :)
A set of photos of yesterday's closer encounter from Paul Howell Photography: Orcas in Wellington Harbour

orcas in wellington
harbour
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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orcas in wellington
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