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Killer Whales

The Natural History and Genealogy of Orcinus Orca in British Columbia and Washington State

by John K. B. Ford

  • 54 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Univ of British Columbia Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic creatures,
  • Mammals,
  • Nature,
  • Individual Species Of Mammals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • North America,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • British Columbia,
  • Killer whale,
  • Washington (State)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080534M
    ISBN 100774804696
    ISBN 109780774804691


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Code § - Limitations on exclusive r. Justice in the World of Killer Whales For almost fifty years, killer whales, or orcas, have been abused and mistreated both during capture and while in captivity.

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Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young takes us back to when killer whales were considered monsters and examines how humans went from using orcas for target practice to nearly loving them to death.

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Book excerpt: Calls of killer whales, Orcinus orca, were analyzed using computed sound features to classify sound patterns and identify call similarties. The killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.

It is recognizable by its black-and-white patterned body. A cosmopolitan species, killer whales can be found in all of the world's oceans in a variety of marine environments, from Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas; they are absent only from the Class: Mammalia.

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Watching killer whales in the wild in British Columbia and Washington state has become a popular recreational activity in the last decade.

Nothing quite matches the thrill of witnessing a pod of these immense creatures cutting through the waters of Johnstone Strait or listening to their strident underwater calls to each other in their own dialect.Book Summary The killer whale and the great white shark are two of the most powerful predators in the oceans.

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Western Australia's Killer Whales are unique to Australian waters in such a confined area for certain parts of the year. These apex predators hunt along the continental shelf for giant and collosal squid and are also known to take other cetaceans including beaked whales.

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