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Interesting facts

  • Orcas are the only known species where both the male and female babies stay with their mother for life.
  • Orcas are very social.
  • Despite their nickname being “killer whales” orcas are actually dolphins.
  • Orcas live on average as long as humans do.

Questions we used in our animal quiz.

What do orcas eat?

They feed on fish and squid like other odontocetes (toothed whales) do, but will also target seals, sea birds, and even whale species far bigger than themselves.

Are orcas aggressive?

Orcas are extremely skilled hunters when it comes to getting their food. Orcas have not been found to target humans.

How many hours a day do orcas sleep?

Orcas have a fascinating sleep process. Only one-half of an orca’s brain will shut down while they sleep. The other side of their brain will remain awake and make sure the whale keeps breathing.

Are orcas smart?

Orcas are extremely intelligent and they are able to adapt and learn.

Are orcas street smart?

Orcas are very street smart and they have creative tactics to hunt animals underwater, and even animals above the ice.

Do orca families stay together?

“Orcas are the only known species in the world where both female and male offspring stay with their mothers and immediate family forever.”

Are orcas picky eaters?

Orcas are notoriously picky eaters.

Are orcas talkative?

Orcas communicate with one another and they can make very loud sounds.

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