Killer Whale

Bystanders watch as a killer whale appears in the area’s last breathing hole. The pod of 11 have swum to freedom after the ice that had trapped them broke up. Photo: AP

Killer whales stuck in Hudson Bay ice go free

Eleven killer whales facing imminent danger of suffocation after being trapped by ice in Hudson Bay on Canada's Arctic shore managed to free themselves yesterday, after their plight created a worldwide sensation.