Essays Tagged: "killer whales"

This essay is about the Killer Whales Scientific Classification: Order & Genus

Killer whales, a beutiful large mammal, largest of th dolphin family. The scientific order of all ty ... is broken down into three further groups as well: the toothed whales or Odontoceti, which includes killer whales, dolphins, porpoises, beluga whales, and sperm whales, the baleen whales or Mysticeti, ... chaeoceti order, which are all now extinct. The genus of these species is Orcinus orca. Family. The killer whale is the largest in its family of delphinid. Bottlenose dolphins, common dolphins, and Pa ...

(7 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Places to shop

land A family theme park, with rides and shows including a spectacular marine animal show featuring killer whales and California sea lions. Niagara Helicopters A unique way to see the Niagara Falls an ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"Killer Whales: An Overview" An overview of the habitation, characteristics and habits of killer whales.

Killer whales inhabit the cooler waters of both the western and northern hemispheres, where sea life ... it the cooler waters of both the western and northern hemispheres, where sea life is most abundant. Killer whales are mainly black or deep brown in color, having large white patches on their lower jaw ... .5 m (27.5 ft) long, and males to up to 9.8 m (31.9 ft) long as they become fully-grown adults. All killer whales have a large dorsal fin protruding out of their mid-back, noting that the adult male's ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Killer Whales

Killer whales, next to humans, are the most widely distributed mammals. Killer whales live in all oc ... s not to mention the Resurrection Bay, Kachemak Bay, San Juan Islands, and Orcas Island.In addition killer whales also have been seen in warm water areas such as Hawaii, Australia, Galapagos Islands, ... Galapagos Islands, Bahamas, and the Gulf of Mexico. These sightings are rare, but they do show the killer whales' ability to venture around. Even more surprising is that the killer whales have been s ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


The killer whales ranks as one of the most widely distributed of the more than eight species of warm-blo ... he most widely distributed of the more than eight species of warm-blooded and air breathing whales. Killer whales have been sighted always in large numbered packs in almost every major ocean and sea o ... or ocean and sea on the plant. Killer whales spend about 95 percent of their lives under water. The killer whale is a very extraordinary creature to use as humans, but when you really look at it they ...

(2 pages) 10 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Antarctic Fur Seal

ur seals have more preditors then just humans. Leopard seals prey on some juveniles and pups, while killer whales may also be a predator. Their fur is both waterproof and windproof, because of ...

(3 pages) 1597 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Moby Slick: A Case Study Analysis of the Exxon

ill felt today. Alaska is home to many inhabitants such as herring or salmon, sea otters, seals and killer whales. Prince William Sound located in the south central region of Alaska, which covers 3000 ... ing off wildlife, and pressure washing with washing agents. Two thousand eight hundred otters died, killer whales disappeared, and 71 species of birds were affected, and much of the wildlife were coat ...

(9 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy