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Orca (Killer Whale)

Orcinus Orca

Description:

Orcas stranding to capture sea lion pups from the pebble beaches of Punta Norte, Valdes Peninsula, Chubut, Argentina

Habitat:

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24 Comments

la20madryn201541
la20madryn201541 5 years ago

I love this animal but I hate when they call it: "Killer Whale"

Me encanta este animal pero odio que le digan: "Ballena Asesina"

JorgeCazenave
JorgeCazenave 8 years ago

correct! it has not been spotted since March 16, 2011!

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 8 years ago

This orca is called Mel (PTN- 001)!

IsabelHenley
IsabelHenley 8 years ago

Wow!!!

BethAngermeier
BethAngermeier 8 years ago

Nice series! Congratulations!

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount 8 years ago

Wonderful action series! Congratulations on SOTD! :-D

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 8 years ago

Cool...

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Fantastic series!
Congratulations & welcome to the Community Jorge!

tibiprada
tibiprada 8 years ago

Awesome spotting !

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Excellent capture.. True part in Web of Life...

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Congrats on your spotting of the day, fantastic spotting

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

congrats!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Congratulations!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

Outstanding! Awesome! And what not! Congrats. :)

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

Jorge, in honor of World Oceans Day, we have selected this incredible series as Spotting of the Day! What an incredible set of photos and what a brilliant example of the ingenuity of apex predators. Thanks for your contributions.

"On the pebble beaches of the Valdés peninsula in Argentina, Orcas temporarily beach themselves to grab prey like sea lion pups before wiggling back into the sea."

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Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

My goodness! I wouldn't want to swim on your beach! Hair-raising photographs. Fantastic spotting.

FransiskusEdbert
FransiskusEdbert 8 years ago

Outstanding!

Pino
Pino 8 years ago

splendid !

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 8 years ago

Great series, I love the last shot

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 8 years ago

Really neat series Jorge! That must have been an amazing experience to be able to see and photograph!

flybeasley
flybeasley 8 years ago

Unreal , how lucky are you!!!!!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, JorgeCazenave.
This spotting could go in the Hunters mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8463...
(Poor pups!)

JorgeCazenave
JorgeCazenave 8 years ago

thanks Mary. I have the chance of doing this every year so I have to agree it is absolutely awesome to watch this behavior"

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 8 years ago

I see a great spotting of the day for this one :) How awesome to be able to witness this - super spotting and photo series.

JorgeCazenave
Spotted by
JorgeCazenave

CHB, Argentina

Spotted on Apr 8, 2007
Submitted on Jun 7, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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