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2005-12-28-07-06-28

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A trainer is catapulted out of the water and into the air by a Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) during a show at the famous Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
These large mammals are also known as Orcas, and are actually the largest species of dolphin rather than a species of whale. The common name 'killer whale' was originally 'Whale Killer' which was bestowed by fisherman who had seen pods of these Orcas attack whales in the open ocean.

· Date: Mon April 17, 2006 · Reference ID: /22005-12-28-07-06-28 · Views: 6340 ·
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