A whale flashes a killer smile as he homes in on his lunch, off Kona, Hawaii.The photograph shows what appears to be a big grin plastered across the face of a False Killer Whale as he patrols the sea looking for food. American photographer Doug Perrine, 60, snapped the shot
The false killer whale is a cetacean, and the third-largest member of the oceanic dolphin family. It lives in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world.The average size of a male killer false whale is around 17 ft long and weigh around 4,800 pounds when fully matured. Females are usually shorter by 2 – 3 ft and weigh around 2,600 pounds.They have dark grey to black skin and the neck and throat area are a greyish color.
Leaping great white sharks photographed attacking seals off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa
In a tactic known as 'spy hopping', the great white shark is also one of only a few sharks that regularly lift its head above the sea surface to sight their prey. It is believed that it enables them to smell better while hunting
The Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata) is a cetacean of the Delphinidae family. Like the False Killer Whale, it derives its common name from sharing some physical characteristics with the real Killer Whale.