A pod of 14 killer whales has taken a shine to the Golden Gate.
For the second time in a week, whale watchers returning from a boat trip to the Farallon Islands Marine Sanctuary gawked at the black-and-white mammals Saturday.
The latest sighting occurred near the pilot station about 10 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, according to Capt. Tom Bernot. There were 41 people aboard the Kitty Kat, and Bernot said he couldn’t figure out who was watching whom. Read More
A pack of hungry killer whales is combing the waters near the Golden Gate Bridge in search of food — and there is speculation they might even be eating larger whales.
A pod of 14 orcas was spotted halfway between the bridge and the Farallon Islands Marine Sanctuary by a whale-watching tour that left Pier 39 about 8 a.m. Wednesday. The appearance of the killer whales near the Bay — described as rare by some marine experts — raised questions about what they were doing there. Read More