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Killer whales (orcas) are top predators and long-lived magnificent organisms. Here a group of orcas swim in a long fjord in an area where rainforest meets the sea. Killer whales have attacked swimming moose and deer. Adult male killer whales have impressive dorsal fins that can reach 6 feet (1.9 m) high. The dorsal fin together with the grayish saddle patch which lies behind it, help researchers uniquely identify individual orcas. Different orca groups worldwide have different dietary preferences and social structures and appear to be evolving apart from each other. (Fotograf: Steven Zeff)
Fotograf: Steven Zeff
Byline: Steven Zeff/Azote
Bildreferens: szb_00022
Datum: 2006-08-04
Max filstorlek: 2844x1824 px (≈ 24x15 cm / 300 dpi)