Gallery description : killer whale

Killer Whales are mammals that lead a pod lifestyle. Scientific name of the killer whale is orcinus orca. Killer Whale can reach the speed of 45km/h (30mph). 50-60 years is a usual life span for the mammal. Killer Whales weight about 6,804-8,618kg (15,000-19,000lbs). These mammals grow 5-8m (16-26ft).

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Facts about killer whales
NameKiller Whale
FamilyDelphinidae
Top Speed45km/h (30mph)
Skin TypeSmooth
KingdomAnimalia
Weight6,804-8,618kg (15,000-19,000lbs)
Average Litter Size1
Size5-8m (16-26ft)
TypeMammal
DietCarnivore
OrderCetacea
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHuman, larger sharks
HabitatOcean and coastal waters worldwide
ColourBlack, white
GenusOrcinus
PhylumChordata
Main PreySeal, fish, squid
Conservation StatusEndangered
Scientific NameOrcinus orca
LifestylePod
Life Span50-60 years
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