Killer whale Veronica Sanchez   Biology Period 2*
Status <ul><li>Scientific Name: Orcinus Orca </li></ul><ul><li>Length/Weight: males can grow as large as 32 feet </li></ul...
Habitat Range <ul><li>Some killer whales move all over the place that killer whales live in oceans. </li></ul>
Food Resource <ul><li>Killer whales eat many things such as polar bears, penguins, krill, porpoise, sea birds, squids, fis...
Human Interaction <ul><li>Humans keep the killer whales captive like for example in Six Flags. Theirs good and bad parts a...
Reproduction <ul><li>Orca breeding occurs mostly in the winter to early spring while near the surface and in warm waters. ...
Hunting <ul><li>Resident Killer Whales eat predominantly fish (Salmon, Lingcod, halibut, greenling, and various small flat...
Social Behavior <ul><li>Orcas live in small pods of 6-40 whales; they are very social animals.  </li></ul><ul><li>The memb...
Pictures <ul><li>http://dingo.care2.com/pictures/c2c/share/14/147/722/1472205_370.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.colored...
Work Cited <ul><li>http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/KillerWhale.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info...
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  1. 1. Killer whale Veronica Sanchez Biology Period 2*
  2. 2. Status <ul><li>Scientific Name: Orcinus Orca </li></ul><ul><li>Length/Weight: males can grow as large as 32 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Speed: Swim up to 30 mph </li></ul><ul><li>Color: Black & White </li></ul>
  3. 3. Habitat Range <ul><li>Some killer whales move all over the place that killer whales live in oceans. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Food Resource <ul><li>Killer whales eat many things such as polar bears, penguins, krill, porpoise, sea birds, squids, fish, sea otters, hake, halibut, & and many others marine mammals. </li></ul><ul><li>Killer whales send out some clicks and clacks and if they get echo they know there is something ahead. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Human Interaction <ul><li>Humans keep the killer whales captive like for example in Six Flags. Theirs good and bad parts about them, the good thing is that people get to see them and the bad thing is that then killer whale don’t have enough amount of space for them to swim </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reproduction <ul><li>Orca breeding occurs mostly in the winter to early spring while near the surface and in warm waters. </li></ul><ul><li>The gestation period is about 16-17 months and the calf is born tail first (this is normal for cetaceans) and near the surface, usually between October and March. </li></ul><ul><li>The newborn instinctively swims to the surface within 10 seconds for its first breath; it is helped by its mother, using her flippers. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hunting <ul><li>Resident Killer Whales eat predominantly fish (Salmon, Lingcod, halibut, greenling, and various small flatfish). </li></ul><ul><li>Killer whales often hunt cooperatively in pods for food. </li></ul><ul><li>When hunting a large whale, a pod of killer whales may attack from several angles </li></ul>
  8. 8. Social Behavior <ul><li>Orcas live in small pods of 6-40 whales; they are very social animals. </li></ul><ul><li>The members of a pod hunt together in a very sophisticated manner, attacking even very large prey and then sharing it. </li></ul><ul><li>The pod members protect the young, the sick and the injured. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pictures <ul><li>http://dingo.care2.com/pictures/c2c/share/14/147/722/1472205_370.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.coloredwallpapers.com/data/media/17/Killer_Whale.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://gs.riverdale.k12.or.us/~rileyh15/2008killerwhale.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://theorcaproject.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/shouka.jpg?w=254&h=198 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Work Cited <ul><li>http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/KillerWhale.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/info-books/killer-whale/diet.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/KillerWhale/deathkw.html </li></ul>

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