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Dolphin - Defenders of Wildlife
Home Dolphin Order: Cetacea Dolphins are part of the family of toothed whales that includes orcas and pilot whales. They are mammals and breathe through a blowhole on the top of ... feet in length. It weighs about 100 lbs. The largest dolphin species is the orca. Male orcas grow to about 18 feet in length and weigh about 19,000 pounds! Lifespan Most ...
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Largest Ocean Carnivore
Facts: Large male orcas can reach up to 60 feet long and weigh over 40 tons (80,000 pounds)! The females are usually half the size of the male sperm whales. The ...
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Largest Ocean Carnivore
Scientific Name: Orcinus orca Location: Orcas swim in oceans throughout the world, including the polar regions. Facts: Large male orcas can reach up to 32 ... up to 32 feet in length and weighing over 10 tons, Orcas are some of the largest predatory carnivores to roam the seas. ... com species of creature - humans. We tend not to think of Orcas as being predators of the ocean, but their diet consists of ...
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The Marine Mammal Center
Male orcas reach 30 feet (9.5 m) in length, weigh over ... changes. People often wonder why orcas are also called killer whales. Mariners and whalers observed transient orcas eating other whales. Thus they were ... There are no confirmed records of orcas ever killing a person in the wild. Capture of orcas for display has become controversial and ...
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Orca-Facts 5
The top of the dorsal fin of Transient orcas tends to be more pointed than that of Resident orcas. Less obvious, the saddle patch ( the grey pigmentation along the ... on a more independent life fairly early on. It is not rare for lone Transient male orcas to be sighted. Though relatively little is known at this stage, Transient dispersal might represent ...
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OrcaInfo
OrcaInfo 16/ 31 Contents Life Span Female orcas are thought to have an average life span of 50 years but may live to ... years old! The longevity of the adult females ensures the stability of the social structure. Male orcas have much shorter life spans, with an average of only about 30 years and a ...
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Orca Network - Springer's story
Yakats 2 offspring, and 3 adult male orcas, the A36 brothers. This morning, tiny Springer spent hours sandwiched between the huge forms of two male orcas, almost invisible from a distance. Her ... at some distance from the other orcas; then she followed the A12s & A35s into Johnstone Strait & eventually mingled with them, associating most closely with a young male, A55, before heading into ...
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Diving with orcas
Gary Longley and two companions sighted eight orcas out from Tauranga. When a male-female pair acted inquisitively, Longley thought of ... my slightly trembling hand." The baitfish was rejected as the orcas swam away without taking it. They came back however, again ... accounts, Patrick Kavanagh and companions came across a pod of five orcas eight miles north-east of Whale Island, Bay of Plenty. ...
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Orcas of the Salish Sea, Part 1
On rare occasions even solitary males were seen. Early on, ... inhabit the same waters. This discovery (called sympatric speciation), like lifetime bonding of both male and female offspring with their mothers, is unheard of in the biological sciences. About ...
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How To Sex Orcas
How To Sex Orcas How To Sex Orcas 1. The dorsal fin of an adult male like L41, born in 1977, is comparibly much larger than of females and juveniles. Male killer whales start ... -13 years. 2. Look at the pigmentation patterns on the underside of the bodies of male L1, estimated to be born in 1959, and a female (right). Home Return to Top ...
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