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Grey whale in English Bay

People are excited to see the Cetaceans are back.

A grey whale that showed up in English Bay this week has Vancouverites buzzing.

A Vancouver Observer reader shot a video of the cetacean swimming near Jericho Beach. "I actually stopped because I heard the whale spouting and thought 'No way...'. I couldn't believe I heard it before seeing it," Floyd Mann wrote in an email.

According to the Vancouver Aquarium, the whale has been frolicking and feeding in the area for a few days now.

Take a few seconds to sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. 

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