Gallery description : picture of an orca

Killer Whale (orcinus orca) is a mammal type animal. It usually lives in ocean and coastal waters worldwide. The animal weights about 6,804-8,618kg (15,000-19,000lbs) and lives for 50-60 years. Human, larger sharks predators are dangerous for killer whales. Look up the table below for more information.

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