Killer whales are found all over the world’s oceans , hunting on marine mammals, birds and fish in different locations using different amazing feeding techniques.
National Geographic have published an popular science article introducing the killer whale’s ecology covering some of the interesting features of their ecology and social behaviour.
Killer whales are studied all over the world, most famously the Northern and Southern Resident killer whale populations of western Canada. We’ve been studying them in relation to the potential impacts of shipping in the NE Pacific and you can learn more here. They are also heavily studied in the North Atlantic and around the globe.
Check out some of their cool feeding tactics below:
Storming the beach: