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Orcas / Killer Whales

Orcas / Killer Whales

Orcas / Killer Whales Maximum length: 9.8m (32.2ft) males / 8.5m (27.9ft) females Adult weight: males: 11.1 tonnes max. / females 8.3 tonnes max. Life span: 35-50 years Sexual maturity: 12-16 years males / 6-10 years females Gestation: 12-16 months Birth length: 2 – 2.5m (6-9ft) Birth weight: 180kg (300lbs) Dive duration: 20 mins Distribution: common in all oceans Current ...

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Seal

Aquatic Mammal

Seal Seal are aquatic mammals who live in cold areas and whose body shape is round at the middle and tapered at the end. There are in total 32 species of web-footed aquatic mammals. Seals are adapted to swift and graceful swimming. There are two types of seals: the earless, or true, seals (family Phocidae); and the eared seals (family ...

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