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Killer Whale

In Danger of Extinction! (Animals Under Threat)

by Carol Inskipp

  • 221 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Juvenile Zoological Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Killer whale,
  • Animals - Mammals,
  • Animals - Marine Life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8397803M
    ISBN 101403455848
    ISBN 109781403455840
    OCLC/WorldCa54029335

    The whale takes in a large volume of sea water, and strains it through the baleen, leaving behind krill, the major component of its diet. Another species mentioned is the Killer Whale, also known as the Orca. Despite having "whale" in its name, the killer whale is actually in the Family Delphinidae, or oceanic dolphins. However, the terms Domestication: No.   ‎It’s fight time for the great white shark and the killer whale! One animal is The Terrible Torpedo, and the other animal is a Wolf of the Sea. Both fighters boast massive jaws. But which one will be crowned champion of the Showdown at Sea?5/5(1).

    Our world class expeditions and whale watching experiences will excite, educate and inspire, leaving memories for a lifetime. Naturaliste Charters world renowned full day Killer Whale Expeditions depart from Bremer Bay, a two hour drive from Albany or five hour drive from Perth, Western Australia. Killer whales are among the fastest swimming marine mammals. They can swim as fast as 48 kph (30 mph), but they usually cruise at much slower speeds, about 3 to 10 kph (2 to 6 mph). For more information about killer whales, explore the Killer Whale Info Book.

      Without a doubt, Killer Whales – also callled as orcas – are one of the most distinctive cetaceans in the world. They are the largest member of the dolphin family Delphinidae and are also known as Black Black fish family (named from their black skin color) also includes the False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens), Pilot Whales (Globicephala spp.), the . Oceanic Mammals 15 --Family Ties 27 --The Daily Regime 39 --Sound as a Tool 51 --Captivity and Conservation 59 --Killer Whale Facts/Where to .


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Logically arranged, the book opens with a historical view of the killer whale by indigenous peoples. This is followed by chapters discussing biological, anatomical, and social aspects of the orca written in clear prose.

The effective conclusion discusses the creatures in light of present environmental concerns. The text is divided into easily Cited by: 1.

Killer whales are big (but not Killer Whale book to the Blue Whale, or even the Humpback Whale). However, they do kill other sea animals (different ones in different parts of the world--Salmon, seals, Herring, etc.), but there is no documented case of a /5.

Orca: The Whale Called Killer is Hoyt's exciting account of those summers of adventure and discovery, and the definitive, classic work on the orca or killer whale.

The Free Willy films, inspired in part by Hoyt's pioneering writing about orcas, tell the story of Cited by: In this book "Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark", it covers the size of teeth, the way each breath, how their tails move and steer them, how fast they swim, etc. This is a book that is entertaining and educational at the same time/5.

The Lost Whale is a book that tells the story of a killer whale named “Luna” who loses track of his pod and chooses to befriend humans as a way to maintain his social life and identity.

The Soul Of An Octopus is an Amazon best seller that focuses on the intelligent and often mysterious lives of octopus to discover what makes them such. Take a deep dive and learn all about killer whales - from what they like to eat to how they care for their young.

Click here for a library of killer whale resources. SeaWorld is a top tourist attraction where, for years, it seemed like the top predators of the ocean, killer whales, were thriving in captivity.

But a former senior killer whale trainer there says. John Hargrove is a former senior killer whale trainer for SeaWorld and supervisor of killer whale training at Marineland of Antibes in France. Hargrove appeared in the documentary Blackfish, wrote a book about his experiences in Beneath the Surface, and has campaigned in support of legislation in California and New York to end the practice of keeping killer whales in Occupation: (former) SeaWorld Trainer.

Killer Whale. 1, likes 14 talking about this. lowers: K. Whale Coloring Book More Kinder Crafts This is a whale and dolphin coloring book you can make. Just pick the whales you'd like to put in your book, then print out the pages and color them in. Supplies needed: Paper Printer Crayons, pen, or markers A stapler [or hole punch and some yarn] (to bind your book).

Killer Whales of the World is an in-depth introduction to a fascinating, majestic, mysterious, and popular species. This comprehensive and highly informative book discusses the various meanings of the name Killer Whale, where they are found, their ranges and feeding strategies, and some of the threats they face.

Killer whales are also known to be vulnerable to declining food sources – such as Chinook salmon in coastal British Columbia and Washington State and bluefin tuna near the Strait of Gibraltar 8,9, both of which have been linked to a decline in killer whale numbers Take a deep breath, gang – because we’re diving to the depths of the ocean with some cool killer whale facts.

Weight: Males up to 9,kg. Females up to 5,kg. Head and body length: Males up to m. Eight tonnes of pure power whacks an ice floe floating in cold Arctic waters. The seal lying on top of the ice doesn’t stand a chance. Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark. Ask them to predict which animal would win.

Vocabulary Content Area Words. The book includes many content area words related to animals or the ocean. Encourage students to look for clues in the text and the illustrations to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words or have them check a dictionary definition.

A classic work of nature and humanity, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise National Book Award-winning author Peter Matthiessen takes readers on Brand: Scholastic, Inc.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Orca - Killer Whale (Weird & Wonderful Animals) by Selena Dale at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Selena Dale. A killer whale’s teeth grasp and tear food.

They don’t chew. • The number of teeth varies among individuals. There are usually 10 to 14 teeth on each side of each jaw (40–56 teeth total). • Teeth are about cm (3 in.) long and about cm (1 in.) in diameter. • A killer whale’s upper teeth erupt at about two to three months.

“Once widely feared as dangerous vermin to be shot on sight, killer whales are today cherished icons of the wild west coast. In this highly readable and engaging book, Mark Leiren-Young documents in extraordinary detail the events surrounding the capture of the killer whale Moby Doll, the world's first captive killer whale displayed to the.

Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most powerful predators. They're immediately recognizable by their distinctive black-and-white coloring.

As Gray Whale mothers and calves migrate north Killer Whales flock to Monterey Bay, a strategic hunting area.

Last year we saw over 12 predation events. This is "Killer Whale Thanksgiving" when family groups of Killer Whales come together to feast on their favorite food. Killer Whale ID Catalogue.

Help us realize and publish a catalogue of the North Atlantic Killer Whales. The North Atlantic Society is dedicated to raise awarenes about the whales in the North Atlantic, collecting and analyzing sightings of killer whales to learn more about the population, their social structure, behavior and habitat, to help provide them a save and healthy habitat.What would happen if a great white shark and a killer whale met each other?

What if they were both hungry? Whales, Dolphins Who Would Win?: Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark. Paperback Book Add to Cart. Out Of Stock Top. FORMAT: Paperback Book. Paperback Book Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark. Paperback Book Add to /5.Killer Whale. Cetacea • Delphinidae • Orcinus orca.

Length: 31 feet ( m) Weight: 16, pounds (35, kg) Life Span: 25 to 30 years Special Design Feature: Besides being highly intelligent mammals, whales can dive to great depths, sometimes holding their breath for close to an hour.

Did You Know? The blue whale is the largest known animal to exist, dwarfing the .