A pod of killer whales gathered around a small hole in the ice desperate for air about 30 kilometres from the village of Inukjuak in Northern Quebec. They were many kilometres from open water. Thursday morning a village leader said ice floes had shifted and the whales made it to open water and safety.
Killer Whales Trapped Under Sea Ice
Killer Whales Trapped Under Sea Ice (ABC News)
Killer whales trapped in ice
A dozen orcas share a small patch of open water on Hudson Bay near Inukjuaq, Que.