Have you heard of orcas? They are also called killer whales. That is because of their hunting skills. They eat fish, seals, and penguins. They even eat sharks! Orcas are smart and social . Read more about them here.
Around the World
Orcas are found in all oceans. Most swim in very cold waters. But some live in warm waters, too.
Orcas are social. Families live and hunt together. These groups are called pods.
Orcas have different ways of hunting. One is to flap their tail in the water. This knocks seals off the ice.
Their Own Language
Orcas communicate with one another. They make clicks and whistling sounds. They also use their tail to slap the water. This sound can be heard miles away.
Did You Know?
Orcas are called killer whales. But they are not whales. Orcas are dolphins. They are the largest members of the dolphin family.