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16 May 2020 12:49

It's not the first time killer whales have visited Strangford Lough.

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Killer whales have been spotted in Strangford Lough in Co Down on Friday evening. It's not the first time killer whales have visited Strangford Lough. In August 1962 during Regatta Day a photographer pictured four orcas splashing around. The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said they were seen several miles off Arglass, before they pushed north into Strangford Narrows. Watch video below: Video A pod of orcas or killer whales has been filmed in Strangford Lough in County Down.

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The unusual visitors made a quite a splash in lough on Friday. But it is not the first time such sightings has been recorded as experts and eyewitnesses have told BBC News NI. Read more here. This footage is courtesy of Michael Rogers.