Killer Whales Research Paper

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Killer Whales (Orcas) In the article “Killer Whales”, by National Geographic, it talks about the largest dolphin, the killer whale. To begin with, killer whales, or orcas, are one of the most powerful predators found in the Polar Regions to the Equator. Orcas hunt in deadly pods up to 40 individuals. Resident and transient groups of whales use different techniques to catch their prey. Whales use sounds to communicate, the sounds are called echolocation, to reveal location, size, and shape. Whales are very protective of their young given the fact they only give birth every three to ten years. Lastly orcas are recognizable by their coloring, intelligence, and trainable stars in aquariums. Orcas have never been hunted extensively by humans

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