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Researchers Discover Unique, Vicious Pack of Orcas That Preys on Grey Whales


Animals  (tags: animals, whales, orcas, grey whales, marine mammals, study, research, animal behaviours, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

Yrna
- 1284 days ago - theprovince.com
Vancouver Aquarium researchers have discovered a unique pack of killer whales that are plundering massive grey whales with hunting methods never seen before. Dr. Lance Barrett-Lennard says the newly discovered group of over 150 transient killer whales



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Ellen W. (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:06 pm
Hmmm. Interesting.
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 10:26 pm
They're way behind.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjQddAAjk9M
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 10:30 pm
Great white vs Orca
Same Orca that killed the grey whale

http://www.itsnature.org/videos/wild-videos/orca-attacks-a-great-white-shark/
 

Michael Carney (207)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 11:17 pm
Very interesting
 

Cindy C. (125)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 1:29 am
oh dear me aww poor things
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 4:20 am
Unique? maybe; vicious? yes, most definitely - maybe got a tip or two from their huamn counterparts??
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 3:07 pm
Interesting, thanks.......................
 

Mary T. (188)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 4:40 pm
Noted
 

Susan S. (191)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 8:53 pm
Whales need all help that they can get...and now they are being attacked by orcas???? Now that is sad - it just reinforces that we need a global ban on whaling or there may be no whales left...
 

Mike M. (55)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:07 am
They must have mutant genetics similar to humans
 

Beth K. (19)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:36 pm
Noted. Nature is always interesting.
 
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