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

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