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Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo and @sea_legacy. Orcas chase a huge ball of herring in the everlasting #sunset of #Norway.

Orcas chase a huge ball of herring under the everlasting of I know that I promised bears all week but thought it would be fun to throw in another image of the most amazing animals I have ever gone swimming with.

Surfing orca

Another reason I want my next big trip to be New Zealand: Orcas surfing, Auckland | Orca pod

Instagram Post by Shuli (@coolpixnyc)

Orca (Orcinus orca) surfacing, British Columbia, Canada by Flip Nicklin

The human world is a mess, Life under the sea is better than anything they got up there.

Orca. Now that is how a male Orca should look!

Next to humans, orcas are the most widely distributed mammal. Orcas inhabit all oceans of the world but are most numerous in the Arctic, the Antarctic and areas in nutrient-rich cold water upwellings.

The killer whale (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca, and less commonly as the blackfish, is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. Killer whales are found in all oceans, from the frigid Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas. Google+

Killer Whales use vocalization to communicate with each other, but each pod has it's own unique 'accent,' which makes it easy for Orcas to identify members of their own pods.

frontier by Paul Tixier, via Flickr (Totally amazing!)

A curious young killer whale staring at me through the water, a pretty intense feeling.

is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.  Across the board, though, 70% of all sharks give birth, while the remaining 30% lay eggs. Sharks are actually fish, which is sure to be a surprise to many.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Orka’s op jacht - National Geographic Nederland/België

Stunning images show killer whales working together to eat huge shoal of fish