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ORCA'S : Southern Resident orcas are on the razor’s edge of extinction. Just 83 individuals remain in the Southern Resident population, who call the Pacific Northwest’s waters home. Threats to these orcas include ship noise and strikes, exposure to toxins, and most important a lack of salmon – their preferred food source. Watch Oceana’s brief video "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Killer Whales" to learn fun facts about these beloved animals and consider making a symbolic orca…

from The Huffington Post

Killer Whale Facts: 7 Things SeaWorld Doesn't Tell You About Orcas

Killer Whale Killer Facts (via Huffington Post 2012-12): Orcas are amongst the most intelligent species in the world, making them particularly unsuitable to captivity!

shows the reader a handful of easy-to-understand facts about the humpback whales. The design is clear and stays focused on a narrow topic. Very informative design.

The whale shark has distinctive light-yellow markings (random stripes and dots) on its very thick dark gray skin. Its skin is up to 4 inches (10 cm) thick. There are three prominent ridges running along each side of the shark's body
from About.com Education

Facts About the World's Largest Shark

The whale shark has distinctive light-yellow markings (random stripes and dots) on its very thick dark gray skin. Its skin is up to 4 inches (10 cm) thick. There are three prominent ridges running along each side of the shark's body

from All That Is Interesting

Ten Amazing Facts About Ocean Animals

At 188 decibels, the calls of blue whales is the loudest sound made by any animal on the planet.

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from Cracked.com

Killer Whale: Biggest Badass in the Animal Kingdom [CHART]

In honor of shark week please enjoy this infographic about the #killerwhale #infographic