Killer whales

Discover the incredible world of killer whales with these fascinating facts. Learn about their behavior, habitat, and conservation efforts, and be amazed by the intelligence and beauty of these magnificent creatures.
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Killer Whales Are Actually Dolphins

“Killer Whales”, or Orcas, are actually dolphins. In fact, they are the largest member of the dolphin family, Delphinidae. Now strictly speaking, whales are marine animals of the order of Cetacea and occasionally Cetacea is used to refer to not just whales, but also porpoises and dolphins. However, it generally excludes these latter mariner animals, which belong to the sub-order Odontoceti. So depending on who you talk to dolphins, including the Orca, may be considered whales and dolphins or…

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