Video of Orca Captured off Cape Cod

A screen grab of a video capturing an orca off Cape Cod by Got Stryper Fishing Charters.

CHATHAM – The crew and passengers on a fishing charter boat caught a rare glimpse of an orca, or killer whale, off the coast of Cape Cod Sunday.

Got Stryper Fishing Charters, based out of Chatham, posted a video on its Facebook page of the encounter.

Orcas have been spotted in waters off the Cape, but the sightings are rare, according to researchers.

A similar sighting was made about 12 miles northeast of Chatham in July 2016.

The video can be viewed below.

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Brian Merchant grew up in Central Massachusetts and now lives in South Dennis on the Cape. He has been part of the news team in the NewsCenter since the spring of 2014. He studied radio broadcasting at the University of Tennessee.
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