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large mammal, member of the order Cetacea, well adapted to aquatic life.
false killer whale
Pseudorca crassidens; much smaller than the killer whale and lacking its fiercely predatory behavior.
the greatest predator of the whales eating all kinds of fish life including other whales. Called also grampus, Orcinus orca.
see isocyamus delpini.
see pinniped stranding.