Orcinus orca

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tags: Tilikum, Tillikum, Tilly, Orcinus orca, Killer Whale, SeaWorld, Sea World, Orlando, Florida, whales, animals, news, behavior, streaming video Are orcas too brainy for captive life? Should they all live only in “the wild”? This video is only the beginning of the debate .. what do you think?

tags: Tilikum, Tillikum, Tilly, Orcinus orca, Killer Whale, SeaWorld, Sea World, Orlando, Florida, whales, animals, news, behavior, streaming video The latest word is that Tilikum will not be euthanized in retaliation for being associated with his third human death. Of course, if the SeaWorld officials did decide to euthanize him, this raises several problems, not…

tags: Tilikum, Tillikum, Tilly, Orcinus orca, Killer Whale, SeaWorld, Sea World, Orlando, Florida, whales, animals, news, behavior, streaming video Sea World officials say Dawn Brancheau was pulled into the tank by the adult male orca, Tilikum (also spelled “Tillikum”). Witnesses say she was in the tank and was dragged underwater by her ponytail by the…

tags: Tilikum, Tillikum, Tilly, Orcinus orca, Killer Whale, SeaWorld, Sea World, Orlando, Florida, whales, animals, news, behavior, streaming video Whale trainer, Dawn Brancheau, with male orca, Tilikum (also spelled as “Tillikum”), at SeaWorld Orlando. Yesterday afternoon, experienced whale trainer, 40-year-old Dawn Brancheau, was attacked and killed by 30-year-old male orca, Tilikum (also spelled as “Tillikum”),…

tags: gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua, Orca, killer whales, Orcinus orca, streaming video This gripping video details the real-life story of a gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua, being chased by a pod of hungry orcas, Orcinus orca, in Antarctica [5:01].

tags: white orca, white killer whale, Orcinus orca, zoology, cetaceans, NOAA A rare white killer whale, Orcinus orca, better known as an Orca, photographed by researchers off the coast of Alaska on 23 February. Image: Holly Fearnbach (NMML, NMFS permit 782-1719) [wallpaper size]. Seattle researchers were working off the coast of Alaska when they saw…