Killer Whales

By Jessica

What is a Killer Whale ?

Killer whales are also known as orcas. They belong in the dolphin family and is the largest of dolphins.They are one of the most powerful predators.Their teeth can grow to ten centimeters long.

what is a killer whales diet and how do they hunt ?

They are known to grab seals right off the ice. They also eat fish, squid, and seabirds.Killer whales hunt in deadly pods, family groups of up to 40 individuals.. There appear to be both resident and transient pod populations of killer whales. These different groups may prey on different animals and use different techniques to catch them.Resident pods tend to prefer fish, while transient pods target marine mammals.

Killer whales on the move

how do killer whales move communicate ?

Whales make a wide variety of communicative sounds, and each pod has distinctive noises that its members will recognize even at a distance.Killer whales move use there strong tail.Killer whales are able to reach the speed of 48 km an hour