The Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata) is a cetacean of the Delphinidae family. Like the False Killer Whale, it derives its common name from sharing some physical characteristics with the real Killer Whale.

The Pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata) is a cetacean of the Delphinidae family. Like the False Killer Whale, it derives its common name from sharing some physical characteristics with the real Killer Whale.

False Killer Whale

The toothy grin of the false killer whale [7 pictures]

The false killer whale appears to be enjoying his hunting session (Picture: Doug Perrine/Hotspot)

False killer whale

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False killer whale at surface. Contrary to what its name implies, the false killer whale is not directly related to the killer whale. However, as with the killer whale, it is also not a whale but a large member of the dolphin family. It is often referred to as 'blackfish' with similar species such as the pygmy killer whale, melon-headed whale, and pilot whale.

A False Killer Whale pod swam past us just as we surfaced after a dive.

False killer whale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Third largest member of the dolphin family.

False killer whale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Third largest member of the dolphin family.

A pilot whale flashes a killer smile as he homes in on his lunch, off Kona, Hawaii. by Doug Perrine.

Pictures of the day: 21 March 2013

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False killer whale @ Black Whale

False killer whale mother and calf. (Robin Baird / Cascadia Research Collective) False killer whales are finally receiving protection from deadly Hawaii longline fishing.

The false killer whale is a cousin of the dolphin, the third largest member of the oceanic dolphin family.

False Killer Whales Focus Sound Waves to 'See' Prey

I used to train these guys at Sea World--The false killer whale is a cousin of the dolphin, the third largest member of the oceanic dolphin family.

False killer whale - we saw tons in Dominica

Set along the eastern tropical Pacific ocean, the pacific coast of Costa Rica has one of the largest populations of false killer whales.

False killer whales investigated a tour boat in Hawaii recently and the crew captured mesmerizing underwater footage of the mysterious mammals, including one that seemed to be smiling for the camera.  The pod of false killer whales, which like orcas are members of the dolphin family, was encountered during a Wild Side Specialty Tours expedition off West Oahu. The mammals became curious about the submerged camera used to document their behavior.

Rare sighting of false killer whales off Hawaii; one seems to smile for camera

Endangered false killer whales swim up to tour boat off Oahu and ham it up before a submerged camera.

False Killer Whale

pseudorca, blackfish, actually a member of the dolphin family

Clark Miller (USA)    False killers, disguised dolphin    The arrival of a pod of false killer whales scuppered Clark's plan to observe sperm whales in Dominica. Even though the false killers are only 5.5 to 4.5 metres long compared to the enormous sperm whale, they spooked the sperm whales, which disappeared. To make the most of the special permit he'd organized Clark concentrated on the false killers. 'They're normally very cautious,' he says, 'and seldom approach divers,' which is why…

False killers, disguised dolphin - Clark Miller - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 : Underwater Worlds - Specially commended

The worlds only wholphin, Kekaimalu. The wholphin is an extremely rare hybrid…

the result of from a mating of a female Bottlenose Dolphin with a male false killer whale. There are few in captivity however have been reported to exist in the wild. The size, color and shape are intermediate between the parent species.

The wholphin is an amazing “under the sea” hybrid that comes from a bottlenose dolphin having a successful pregnancy from a false killer whale. As its name states, the false killer whale is not a whale, but a very large breed of dolphin. These remarkable animals have been known to occur in the wild, but so far there are only two living examples of wholphins in captivity, and they both call the Sea Life Park in Hawaii home.

WHOLPHIN This amazing hybrid is a result of mating of a female bottlenose dolphin with a male False Killer Whale.

If youre happy and you know it... Smiley the false killer whale looks content to be socialising with friends

Say cheese! Happy swimmer cracks a killer smile as it has a whale of a time catching lunch in the wild

If youre happy and you know it. Smiley the false killer whale looks content to be socialising with friends

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