The killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the
oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Killer whales have a
Orcas, also known as killer whales, are are the largest member of the dolphin
family. Threats to orcas include hunting and captivity.
Orcinus orca species guide. Facts and information about the orca or killer whale,
an apex predator and the largest member of the dolphin family.
The orca, or "killer whale" (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale and is the largest
member of the dolphin family. It is highly social and composed of matrilineal
Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most
powerful predators. They feast on marine mammals such as seals, sea lions, ...
Nov 20, 2014 ... Orcas, or killer whales, are a highly intelligent, social species that lives in pods
and can cooperatively hunt for prey.
Find out what's known about Orcas (Killer Whales), Orcinus orca, Mammalia,
Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding
The endangered Southern Resident killer whale is one of NOAA Fisheries'
Species in the Spotlight. Killer whales can grow as long as 32 feet (10 m) and
Apr 26, 2011 ... Today I found out “Killer Whales”, or Orcas, are actually dolphins. In fact, they are
the largest member of the dolphin family, Delphinidae.
Name: The Latin name is Orcinus orca. Common names are orca or killer whale,
while other names include blackfish, grampus and killer. Most English-speaking ...