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It’s the last day of #OrcaAwarenessMonth…

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It’s the last day of #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Why do you love Killer Whales Storytellers?!⠀
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It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Southern Resident killer whales are the best studied group of cetaceans anywhere in the world and may be some of the best studied animals, period. Since the 1960s researchers have been learning as much as possible about the lives of these whales including increasingly specific studies of population numbers, social dynamics, acoustic behaviour, prey preference, predatory techniques, and range distribution – to name only a few. They are some of the only animals we know of to concretely display social learning as many of their behaviours are passed on from mother to calf through generations. A matriarchal species, calves almost always stay with their mothers, regardless of sex, for their entire lives. Tremendously picky eaters for such a large predator, SRKWs survive primarily on a diet of Chinook salmon.
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It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Southern Resident killer whales are the best studied group of cetaceans anywhere in the world and may be some of the best studied animals, period. Since the 1960s researchers have been learning as much as possible about the lives of these whales including increasingly specific studies of population numbers, social dynamics, acoustic behaviour, prey preference, predatory techniques, and range distribution – to name only a few. They are some of the only animals we know of to concretely display social learning as many of their behaviours are passed on from mother to calf through generations. A matriarchal species, calves almost always stay with their mothers, regardless of sex, for their entire lives. Tremendously picky eaters for such a large predator, SRKWs survive primarily on a diet of Chinook salmon.
Photo by @vitalocean
#whaletales #whales #killerwhales #orca #SRKW #JPod #juneisorcamonth #killerwhalemonth #orcamonth #exploreBC #salishsea #savethesourthernresident #nofishnoblackfish #killerwhalesareawesome #didyouknow #trivia #savethesalmon #whalewatching #getonaboat #whaletrail #dyk #photography

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Southern Resident killer whales are the best studied group of cetaceans anywhere in the world and may be some of the best studied animals, period. Since the 1960s researchers have been learning as much as possible about the lives of these whales including increasingly specific studies of population numbers, social dynamics, acoustic behaviour, prey preference, predatory techniques, and range distribution – to name only a few. They are some of the only animals we know of to concretely display social learning as many of their behaviours are passed on from mother to calf through generations. A matriarchal species, calves almost always stay with their mothers, regardless of sex, for their entire lives. Tremendously picky eaters for such a large predator, SRKWs survive primarily on a diet of Chinook salmon.
Photo by @vitalocean
#whaletales #whales #killerwhales #orca #SRKW #JPod #juneisorcamonth #killerwhalemonth #orcamonth #exploreBC #salishsea #savethesourthernresident #nofishnoblackfish #killerwhalesareawesome #didyouknow #trivia #savethesalmon #whalewatching #getonaboat #whaletrail #dyk #photography

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Did you know that there are three different ecotypes of orcas off the coast of BC? The fish eating Residents, the marine mammal eating Bigg’s or Transients and the elusive and rare offshores
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#whaletales #whales #orca #killerwhales #orcamonth #SRKW #NRKW #biggs #offshores #juneisorcamonth #orcasareawesome #storytelling #trivia #dyk #killerwhalesareawesome #getonaboat #exploreBC #salishsea #yvr #Photography #whalewatching #didyouknow

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Did you know that there are three different ecotypes of orcas off the coast of BC? The fish eating Residents, the marine mammal eating Bigg’s or Transients and the elusive and rare offshores
Photo by @ebethrob
#whaletales #whales #orca #killerwhales #orcamonth #SRKW #NRKW #biggs #offshores #juneisorcamonth #orcasareawesome #storytelling #trivia #dyk #killerwhalesareawesome #getonaboat #exploreBC #salishsea #yvr #Photography #whalewatching #didyouknow

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwa…

It’s #FunFactFriday and June is #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Did you know that there are three different ecotypes of orcas off the coast of BC? The fish eating Residents, the marine mammal eating Bigg’s or Transients and the elusive and rare offshores
Photo by @ebethrob
#whaletales #whales #orca #killerwhales #orcamonth #SRKW #NRKW #biggs #offshores #juneisorcamonth #orcasareawesome #storytelling #trivia #dyk #killerwhalesareawesome #getonaboat #exploreBC #salishsea #yvr #Photography #whalewatching #didyouknow

It’s #FunFactFriday and the first day of…

It’s #FunFactFriday and the first day of #OrcaAwarenessMonth! Did you know that orcas, or killer whales, are the most widespread animal on Earth besides human beings? They can be found in every one of the worlds oceans and they have numerous different cultures, depending on where they live!
Photo by @Whale_Watch_Western_Australia
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It’s #FunFactFriday! #Didyouknow that of…

It’s #FunFactFriday! #Didyouknow that of the three Killer Whale ecotypes you can find in British Columbia Offshores are the most mysterious and the least studied?! While there is still so much to learn about these animals what we have learned is fascinating! They travel in extremely large groups (sometime of over 50 or 100 individuals) and one of their major sources of food seems to be sharks!
Photo by @SlaterMoorePhotography
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Bigg’s (Transient)’s in the Smoke….

Bigg’s (Transient)’s in the Smoke. To read this story (and more!), follow the link in our bio.⠀
Photo by @zeehund⠀
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