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Orcas at Campbell River herding salmons (British Columbia, Canada).

The killer whale (Orcinus orca), commonly referred to as the orca, and less commonly as the blackfish, is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. Killer whales are found in all oceans, from the frigid Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas.

This picture has been chosen by the hosts to be featured in the Photography Challenge Group alongside the qualifying images that placed in the Top Ten in the ‘Dolphins and Whales’ challenge (25/10/2011)

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bc, delphinidae, dolphin, killer whale, mammal, marine life, orca, orcinus orca, sea animal, whale

Comments

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosalmost 4 years ago

    WOW that is just incredible. Wonderful capture.

  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...almost 4 years ago

    Zumi, you have too much fun! Whoooeeeee, as long as you’re not a salmon. :-))

  • oh, nice. thanks. yeah, sometimes I felt like some kind of salmon among sooo many orcas…lol

    – zumi

  • Sally Winter
    Sally Winteralmost 4 years ago

    This is fantastic!

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations, this picture has been chosen by the hosts to be featured in the Photography Challenge Group alongside the qualifying images that placed in the Top Ten in the ‘Dolphins and Whales’ challenge

  • wow. thanks a lot for this feature. I am honoured!

    – zumi

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