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THIS ARGUMENT ENDZ NOWZ! February 27, 2009

Posted by Mechelle99 in Uncategorized.
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Umphulump55 says: Look, Kara and Horselover1089, I’m really really really tired of u guys arguing. Im not on either side, but here’s how we WILL solve this. Hl1089, should you care IS Kara IS wrong? And kara should u care IF Hl1089 IS wrong? So I’m just deleting all ur comments on this subject. SO SHUT IT AND LOCK IT!!! Update: UMPHULUMP, KARA KEEPS EDITING MY POSTS AND MAKING IT ALL MESSED UP. MAKE HER STOP PLEASE. IM REALLLLLYY TIRED OF IT.           ~Mechelle99

Well, i have noticed 2 people have been argueing about wether an Orca is a whale or dolphin. Now, i didnt want to get into the fight, but i will say now…an orca is a  Whale and dolphin. Now listen up, i am VERY knowledgeable with animals, more like animals that arent very popular, such as Minks, and lots of others that i cant think of their name. I AM NOT LIEING. An orca is a dolphin. It is a known fact. To let ya know that im positive, here:

From wikipeida:      The Killer Whale or Orca (Orcinus orca), less commonly, Blackfish or Seawolf, is the largest species of the dolphin family.

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Is an Orca a whale or a dolphin?

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Depends on the meaning of the word.
Sometimes Cetaceans (the mammalian order that includes orcas) are collectively known as “whales”, and the terms “toothed whales” and “baleen whales” are used to identify the two major cetacean groups.
By this definition, orcas are whales like all cetaceans.

However, others restrict the word “whale” to the baleen whales only, and dessignate the toothed cetaceans as “dolphins”, “porpoises” and the like.
Orcas have teeth, and are more closely related to dolphins than to baleen whales.
Accordingly, by this second definition, orcas are dolphins.

That’s why biologists use scientific names and avoid the confusion of vernacular words 🙂

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I’m a zoologist.
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So, it is called a Killer Whale because it can eat other whales and dolphins. Thx! Bye bye!
~Mechelle99
And dont be like, NO ITS A WHALE! Its a dolphin.
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1. horselover1089 - February 27, 2009

“I AM NOT LIEING. An orca is a dolphin.”

Thanks for admitting it!

2. umphulump55 - February 27, 2009

thnx for ending it mechelle 😀 u ROCK

3. Mechelle99 - February 27, 2009

=D np

4. kinzlover88 - February 27, 2009

u rok mechelle!! thats a great worker right there!!

HEY EVERYONE!! GO TO http://everythingkinz.wordpress.com/ ITS A GREAT SITE!! 😆

5. kara234 - February 27, 2009

its a Whale

6. jane - November 25, 2009

Killer Whales are amazing creatures..just had to share this beautiful pic:

http://www.redbubble.com/people/andrewpatsalou/art/4189923-1-killer-whales

gotta love killer whales…hope to see some real ones soon..

7. JD - April 16, 2010

orcas, are another name for killer whale, killer whales are in the dolphin family


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