Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort: Wildlife Gallery

Located in British Columbia, Canada

Orca whales, found in the waters off British Columbia’s coast, communicate using echolocation, a unique form of biological sonar calls. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

Known for their playful behavior, humpback whales are powerful swimmers, using their tail fin, called a fluke, to propel themselves through the water. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

At low tide, black bears emerge from the rain forest and roam the rocky shoreline foraging for food. They are often seen with their cubs in tow, turning over rocks and feasting on crabs, clams, starfish, seaweed and other coastal delicacies. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

In the autumn, as salmon make their way upriver, grizzly bears converge to feast and fuel-up for the winter ahead, showing off their expert fishing skills. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

Pacific white-sided dolphins are fast, agile, and acrobatic swimmers that often travel in large groups and have a penchant for racing alongside boats. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

Steller sea lions haul themselves up onto rocky islands to rest after feeding on migrating salmon and other fish. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

Bald eagles are one of North America’s largest birds, with a wingspan of six to eight feet. They build large nests and teach their young how to hunt from the treetops, swooping down to the water to catch fish with their powerful talons. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

Wild salmon are the foundation of the Great Bear Rainforest’s ecosystem. During the autumn months, the rivers pulse with life and energy as salmon start their journey upstream to spawn in an annual feat of perseverance. Photo credit: Jeremy Koreski

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