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False Killer Whale

The False Killer Whale is one of the biggest dolphins species. Yes, despite the word "whale" present in its name, it is indeed a dolphin, not a whale. Its scientific name is Pseudorca Crassidens.


The False Killer Whale has a length that can reach between 5 and 6 meters long. Its weight can range from 1.4 up to 2 tons. As you can see, it is still quite a bit smaller than its close cousin, the Killer Whale.

The natural habitat of this dolphin specie is located in warm and tropical waters which it prefers contrarily to the killer whale which has no boundaries. This marine mammal also has a different menu from its cousin and less variegated as well. These dolphins food menu is mainly composed of cephalopods and big fishes.


If you wish to look at a picture of a False Killer Whale, I suggest that you visit the main page of this site called: "What are the 32 types of dolphins?" You will also notice the pictures of all the other saltwater dolphins species which will tickle your curiosity enough that you will be intrigued to get to know each specie better. To do so, I invite you to read the informative articles that are related to them.




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