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Quite Interesting
Killer whales aren’t whales but dolphins. Their original nickname was ‘whale killers’ (‘asesina ballenas’ in Spanish) because they sometimes attack and kill larger whales and this was gradually reversed through usage.
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The John Squire Experience Oct 2
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To avoid confusion, call them orcas.😉
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David Quainton Oct 2
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They are also whales, toothed whales. So they are not whales but are whales but are also dolphins but not dolphins like you normally think but closely related to them.
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Paul Potiki Oct 2
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They are the pandas of the sea. Bears, but not bears, but actually bears.
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a little big bit of everything Oct 2
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It sounds better.
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Sharon Hattersley Oct 2
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I never knew that!
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Lac0tr0n Oct 2
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These are my favourite animal.
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Aurora Coats 🕸👩🏻‍🦼🌽🥑🌽🥑🌽🥑😷 Oct 2
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OMFG! I was right?? They’re just big art deco dolphins. Well, I should get a prize. Are belugas still whales? They’re the nicest ones.
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Sophie Oct 2
Belugas, like killer whales, are toothed whales AKA odontoceti. Belugas aren't part of the oceanic dolphin family though (pilot whales, orca, common dolphin etc)
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Jason 🐫 Oct 2
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This wasn't in Free Willy.
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robert tidwell Oct 2
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Sea pandas
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