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Whale Tails of Transient Killer Whales

Whale Tails - Transient Killer Whale, British Columbia

Obviously pretty proud of himself, this transient killer whale was seen killing a dolphin in the morning. Shortly afterwards I caught him on camera spy hopping and tail lopping, a kind of "give me five" in whale language.

Social behavior like displaying whale tails is not as common in Transient killer whales as it is in Residents, but I was fortunate to catch sight of this whale tails.

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Picture of a transient Orca Whale playing after a kill and showing its tail
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    Whale Tails
    Whale Tails of Transient Killer Whales
    Scientific Name
    Orcinus orca
    Rolf Hicker
    Photo name
    img_8936 - Whale Tails

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