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Incredible shot taken of killer whale attacking seal. Transient killer whales actually leap onto shore to catch their prey!

Killer Whales (Orcas) off the South African Coast

Killer Whales (Orcas) off the South African Coast by Lloyd Edwards, Seaview, Port Elizabeth, March, 2012 Raggy Charters

““I think the most amazing fact I learned was that they have a part of the brain that we don’t have—a part that we can’t even identify.”—Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish ”

Baby orca breaching near Orcas Island, part of a transient orca pod.

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A transient female and calf spotted near Speiden Island, San Juan Islands, in December of last year.

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Here's the link to the new ORCA website, with some details about the card: When can I get my ORCA Card? ORCA cards will be available starting in the spring of The regional agencies will

j pod orcas | Orca Pod Hunting Orcas or killer whales

Orcas or Killer whales (Orcinus orca) form small social groups, called pods, whose members display matched calls. Call matching may aid the whales in collaborative hunting and in finding and staying near

Orca's Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay Whale Watch -- Killer Whales on the chase, photo by Peggy Stap