On the trail of killer whales in Shetland

Orcas are increasingly being seen around our northern islands – travel writer James Fair heads to Shetland to try to track them down

ALASKA, UNITED STATES - 2019/08/25: A pod of Killer whales or orcas (Orcinus orca) is swimming in Chatham Strait, Alaska, USA. (Photo by Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Shetland is becoming increasingly well known for its killer whale population – learn more about them as travel writer James Fair heads to Shetland mainland to talk to Hugh Harrop of Shetland Wildlife They also chat about the realities of life in winter so far north and other wildlife treasures of these magical isles.


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