orca by david jefrie mizgala on Flickr

orca by david jefrie mizgala on Flickr

25 notes   •   July 28 2014, 02:00 PM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE
montereybayaquarium:

Won’t you raise your hands for the Aquarium? We’d love your support in the USA Today 10 Best Aquarium Travel Awards. Vote once per day!Vote now  (MCCVB photo)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium should set the standards for all aquariums. They are by far the best. Vote for them! The Georgia AQ is winning - don’t let the facility who tried to import wild-caught belugas win!

montereybayaquarium:

Won’t you raise your hands for the Aquarium? We’d love your support in the USA Today 10 Best Aquarium Travel Awards. Vote once per day!

Vote now 

 (MCCVB photo)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium should set the standards for all aquariums. They are by far the best. Vote for them! The Georgia AQ is winning - don’t let the facility who tried to import wild-caught belugas win!

242 notes   •   July 28 2014, 01:49 PM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE
via Judith Scott Photography:

I have called this ‘Orca hug’. Unbelievably anthropomorphic and un-scientific I know. But there you go.

via Judith Scott Photography:

I have called this ‘Orca hug’. Unbelievably anthropomorphic and un-scientific I know. But there you go.

27 notes   •   July 28 2014, 12:58 PM
betheirvoiceseathechange:

Pure joy - schaef

betheirvoiceseathechange:

Pure joy - schaef

39 notes   •   July 28 2014, 01:58 AM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE

While it is tempting to ascribe “Resident” and “Transient” attributes to killer whales in Norway, Iceland, Antarctica, and elsewhere, scientists say there are just not enough data to support such comparisons, with the exception of New Zealand and possibly Alaskan orcas.

 - Death at SeaWorld - David Kirby (via teamorkid)
18 notes   •   July 27 2014, 12:46 PM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE
hellothewhalessay:

Swimming by taisukekato on Flickr.

hellothewhalessay:

Swimming by taisukekato on Flickr.

106 notes   •   July 26 2014, 07:28 PM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE
via Judith Scott Photography

via Judith Scott Photography

20 notes   •   July 26 2014, 06:01 PM
via Judith Scott Photography.

via Judith Scott Photography.

17 notes   •   July 26 2014, 05:01 PM
178 notes   •   July 26 2014, 03:40 PM   •   VIA   •   SOURCE

via Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching - Cowichan Bay:

Epic trip with the T137’s. Bigg’s Killer Whales. (x)

121 notes   •   July 26 2014, 03:31 PM