Readers of The Dodo, might be familiar with particular names, Tilikum, Lolita, and Hugo, just to mention a few, the names of innocent prisoners, of killer whales who have (or had) been trapped in captivity for far too long to benefit their welfare or the education of the public. However passionate we are about all animals, captive or wild, few fellow-minded peers and non-experts I have personally come across can discuss the natural backgrounds and diversities of these whales - whales who have endured harsh lives miles away from their true cultures and families. Learning about the fine nuances of the behavior and diet of this beautiful apex predator has been an awe-inspiring experience; however, what is even more eye-opening is the realization that killer whale populations around the globe are becoming more and more threatened by human activity. So sit back, grab a notepad, and discover the orcas of the world.
Antarctic Type A Killer Whale