‘Extremely Friendly’ Pod of Orcas Spotted Near San Pedro

An friendly pod of killer whales was spotted around Point Fermin near San Pedro Friday evening.

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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The orcas swam on their backs and poked their heads out of the water on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The orcas swam on their backs and poked their heads out of the water on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
An orca swims in the water near San Pedro on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The pod of orcas spotted on Friday, June 2, 2017 has stayed together for many years, said Capt. Dan Salas of Harbor Breeze Cruises.
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Harbor Breeze Cruises
An orca swims near a boat off the Southern California coast on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
An orca swims on its back on June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The family of killer whales spotted on Friday, June 2, 2017 was "extremely friendly," Capt. Dan Salas of Harbor Breeze cruises said.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The pod was spotted near a tour boat on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
An orca swims under the water on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The pod was spotted near a tour boat on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
There are about five orcas in the pod spotted on Friday, June 2, 2017, said Capt. Dan Salas of Harbor Breeze Cruises.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
Capt. Dan Salas of Harbor Breeze Cruises said the killer whales poked their heads out of the water near the boat on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The pod of orcas was spotted near San Pedro on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
An orca sticks its tail out of the water on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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Tim Hammond at Harbor Breeze Cruises
The orcas were spotted for the first time since 2015 on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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