Sinking boats, disemboweling sharks: Why orcas are evil geniuses
This apex predator is one of the few species who kills for sport!
Despite being dubbed the "killer whale," the orca has enjoyed a pretty family-friendly image, whether it's putting on shows with humans at Sea World or starring in 'Free Willy.' But just like how its classification as a whale is misleading (it's actually the largest subspecies of the dolphin family), so too is its friendly reputation.
Orcas live in all the world's oceans, from the Arctic Ocean and Antarctica to warmer tropical seas, and in every single one they are menaces, apex predators at the top of the food chain, ruling with an iron fin! Massive, agile, and extremely intelligent, they are the most powerful and deadly animals in the water. And as if that weren't enough, there have been increasing reports lately of their species serial killing, vengefully sinking boats, torturing other animals for sport, and more.
Have we got your attention? Then click through to learn more about the evil genius of orcas.
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