COMMON NAME: Killer Whale

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Orcinus orca

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SUBORDER: Odontoceti

LENTGH: 8m

  • Striking black and white colour pattern

  • Extremely social, matriarchal societies

  • Stable groups of around 15 individuals

  • Travel abreast when resting at surface

  • Active, curious species

  • Spyhops, breaches, lobtails, flipper slap