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Orca s

  1. 1. Orca’s(Killer Whales)By: Tiffany Pike
  2. 2. Mammal~Breath Air~Born with hair~Live births~Produce Milk~Warm Blooded
  3. 3. Characteristics~ An Orca is a toothed whale belonging to the Oceanic Dolphin family.~ Killer whales distinctively bear a black back, white chest and sides, and a white patch above and behind the eye.~ Killer whales have a heavy and robust body.~Adults reach up to 20-26 feet and can weigh up to 10 tons (20,000 pounds)
  4. 4. Characteristics~Baby Orca’s weigh about 400 pounds at birth and areabout 8 feet long.~They are very fast and can swim up to 56 km/h.~Males have long and narrow dorsal fins and femaleshave short rounded dorsal fins.~They have excellent eyesight in and out of the water.
  5. 5. Characteristics~ Orca’s have above average hearing and a great senseof touch.~They use their hearing for feeding andcommunicating.~They produce a variety of sounds to communicate andfind food.~They use sonar to bounce “pings” off of their prey todetermine what the prey is.
  6. 6. Family~Orca’s travel in families called pods.~A female leads the pod.~Most of her children stay with the family for life.~The average pod consists of 5 to 6 Orca’s.
  7. 7. Intelligence~2nd heaviest brains among marine mammals.~Very good at imitation and teaching theiryoung life skills.~They are very curious and playful.~They are very good at learning new techniquesthrough trial and error to catch prey.
  8. 8. Orca’s Orca’s are very intelligent mammals. They travel in families called pods. They have a very close family bond. They work together to raise their young and to catch prey. Orca’s have been studied and recordedsince the early 1800’s. They are a very complex animal and fun to watch! http://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld- sandiego/Animals/Webcams/Shamu-Cam

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