ORCAS

Mammal
Category: Order: Family: Conservation Status:

The orca is a magnificent creature. What most people don't know is that orcas are not whales! I know it's very interesting. The question is if their not whales what are they? Well orcas are the largest species of dolphin! Yep thats right everyones favorite sea mammal collides with the most popular sea mammal in B.C.. Their are 3 different kinds of orcas: resident, transit, and offshore. The resident orcas are the most popular kind. Being close to shore they are the most known species. Almost everything is known about these playful mammals from sizing to mating they know basically everything. All diets are different. For example residents and transits love to eat salmon. Now here's the catch... offshores eat sharks!

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