Some More Facts!

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*Killer whales, also called “orcas,” are the largest of the dolphins.

*Killer whales can weigh up to six tons.

*Killer whales can grow to be 23 to 32 feet long, almost as long as a bus.

*Killer whales have 40 to 50 teeth that are up to four inches long.

*The average life span of a killer whale in the wild is 50 to 80 years old.

*Killer whales are found in all of the oceans of the world.

Sources:

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/killer-whale/

http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/KillerWhale.htm

http://www.whaletimes.org/whakw.htm

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