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Amazing orca skeleton at The Whale Museum!

Amazing orca skeleton at The Whale Museum!

Marine biologists working off the coast of Australia have observed orca whales hunting and killing rare beaked whales—a behavior never before seen in the predatory species.

Unprecedented Images Show Orcas Hunting and Killing Rare Beaked Whales

Marine biologists working off the coast of Australia have observed orca whales hunting and killing rare beaked whales—a behavior never before seen in the predatory species.

~ Orcas, aka killer whales.  Not only do they prey on other sea life, they prey on other whales such as humpbacks (esp. young humpbacks).  I guess that's the pecking order of the sea! ~

50 Parents From The Animal Kingdom And Their Adorable Kids

Mama Orca and baby. Orcas, known as "killer whales" aren't whales at all. They are the largest dolphins. And most powerfully aggressive, at the top of their food chain.

Likely you’ve seen it – Chris Wilton’s video of Killer Whales* / Orca rubbing on a beach in the Discovery Islands on January 29th, 2015, the whales only within ~1.5 metres of the incredibly fortunate humans’ feet? https://themarinedetective.com/2015/02/08/rub-me-right-beach-rubbing-behaviour-of-northern-resident-orca/

Rub Me Right – “Beach-Rubbing” Behaviour of Northern Resident Orca

Marine biologists working off the coast of Australia have observed orca whales hunting and killing rare beaked whales—a behavior never before seen in the predatory species.

Unprecedented Images Show Orcas Hunting and Killing Rare Beaked Whales

Marine biologists working off the coast of Australia have observed orca whales hunting and killing rare beaked whales—a behavior never before seen in the predatory species.

L91 Muncher and her first offspring, L122

New baby orca in endangered Southern Resident killer whale population swims with mother. Photo: NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center and Vancouver Aquarium

A model of what the inside of an orca pec looks like at The Whale Museum!

A model of what the inside of an orca pec looks like at The Whale Museum!

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