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Killer Whale

 

Killer Whale

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Delphinidae
Genus: Orcinus
Scientific Name: Orcinus Orca
Type: Mammal
Diet: Carnivore
Size: 5-8m (16-26ft)
Weight: 6,804-8,618kg (15,000-19,000lbs)
Top Speed: 45km/h (30mph)
Life Span: 50-60 years
Lifestyle: Pod
Conservation Status: Endangered
Colour: Black, White
Skin Type: Smooth
Favourite Food: Seal
Habitat: Ocean and coastal waters worldwide
Average Litter Size: 1
Main Prey: Seal, Fish, Squid
Predators: Human, Larger Sharks
Special Features: Tall, wide dorsal fin and black and white markings

 

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