Are killer whales a mammal?
Um...they're called whales aren't they? All whales are mammals...except for whale sharks, they're sharks (fish). :) beep!
Yes. Usually nothing attacks a killer whale (although a shark might go after an unprotected calf), and once in a great while, humans will hunt them for food and/or oil. Killer whales are not the biggest toothed mammal, that is the sperm whale. Sperm whales eat fish and squid, not killer whales. Killer whales almost never attack the sperm whale.
The killer whale is a mammal whereas the shark is a fish.the killer whale give birth to young alive while the shark lays eggs A Killer Whale has a blow hole, and is a mamal!:) To start with sharks are fish and whales are mammals sharks have gills whales have lungs. The shark has three scars and whales don't. Whales have black skin but sharks don't. Shoutout to omarion
Dolphins and killer whales are alike in many ways: for example, they are both mammals (they have live babies, no eggs). Also, contrary to popular opinion, orcas (also known as killer whales) are actually in the Mammalian (mammal) family Delphinidae, meaning that TECHNICALLY orca whales are not whales at all; they are a part of the dolphin family! Also, killer whales, or orcas, have they same playful nature as dolphins, although they are not quite…
It is a mammal, a member of the dolphin family. The killer whale's scientific name is 'Orcinus Orca', And it is actually the largest of the dolphin family. It got its name Killer Whale, which was shortened from Killer OF whales, as they sometimes kill other dolphins, and whales. They are NOT a porpoise, whale or fish (although the name porpoise is sometimes applied to them).