Also known as the killer whale, the ORCA is found throughout all the world’s oceans, and is believed to be the most widespread mammal species after humans. An intelligent and versatile predator, the orca shows a wide range of different hunting techniques. The orca is a social species, communicating using a variety of screams, clicks and whistles, as well as through physical behaviours such as breaching, slapping the flippers or tail, and ‘spyhopping’ (bringing the head out of the water).
Discover more about #dolphins clicking in this interactive #graphic. When one of Earth’s smartest creatures vocalizes, it fuels a heated debate among scientists: Are dolphins actually speaking a complex language?
Divers swim with giant sperm whales in the warm waters off Dominica in the Caribbean
Driving the Alaska Highway
Driving the Alaska Highway | Canada Road Trip. With swirls of steam rising and the crystal-clear water of Liard Hot Springs embracing me, I know there’s no more soothing antidote to my long day’s drive.