Killer Whales

Should Killer Whales Be Kept in Captivity? The Pros and Cons of Caring for Killer Whales

There has been a long debate between conservationists and experts when it comes to the question of whether or not killer whales should be kept in captivity. It all began with...

What Do False Killer Whales Eat?

False killer whales are among the smallest cetacean species in the world, but are also among one of the most spectacular and diverse. Offering a variety of surface and underwater sights,...

How Do Killer Whales Sleep Without Whale Blubber?

Killer whales, one of the most mysterious creatures on earth, are known for their exceptional intelligence and ability to communicate with each other in a language not understood by man. In...

The Lifespan of Killer Whales and Orcas in the Wild

With fewer annual killer whale visits due to human tourism, SeaWorld Orlando and the other Orlando theme parks have come under the spotlight as having short life spans. It has been...

How Killer Whales Have Adapted to Survive in the Harsh Seas

It’s interesting to note the number of killer whales that are adapted to swimming in their natural habitat. It seems that through evolution, whales have had quite a few successful adaptations...

Understanding the History of Killer Whales in Captivity

Throughout most of history, human understanding (and, unfortunately, effective enforcement) of the activities and behavior of killer whales has been incredibly inaccurate: Killer whales were routinely cast as mindless, beastly creatures...
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