Killer Whale Research in Antarctica


Mysteries of Killer Whales Uncovered in the Antarctic The previous link is a link to Non-Federal government web site. Click to review NOAA Fisheries Disclaimer

by Fen Montaigne
Yale Environment 360

Two of the world’s leading experts [Southwest Fisheries Science Center scientists Robert Pitman and John Durban] on the world’s top marine predator are now in Antarctica, tagging and photographing a creature whose remarkably cooperative hunting behavior and transmission of knowledge across generations may be rivaled only by humans.

KW hunting

Photo by: John Durban, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

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