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This Is The World’s First Adult White Killer Whale

Say hello to Iceberg. Spotted off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia, he is the first ever entirely white adult killer whale to be observed. While there have been examples of white whales in the past — including one orca with a rare genetic condition that died in a Canadian aquarium in 1972 when it was young — nobody has ever observed a fully grown white orca before.
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White Killer Whale Spotted

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser (3 years ago)

Nobody tell Ahab. Scientists have spotted what they believe is the first adult white killer whale ever off the coast of Kamchatka, the BBC reports. While white orcas aren't unheard of, all recorded sightings have been of young speci...

Watch a video of the first known all-white adult killer whale [Video]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Everybody, meet Iceberg. Iceberg looks and behaves like a lot of other killer whales, with one very big exception: Iceberg is entirely white. In fact, researchers say he's the only all-white, adult orca to ever be observed. More »

White Killer Whale

Humor : Neatorama (3 years ago)

Scientists off the coast of Kamchatka have spotted the first confirmed white adult orca. The white killer whale appears to be healthy. The only white orcas seen before have been juveniles. The sightings were made during a research c...

Researchers Film World's Only Known All-White Mature Male Killer Whale: VIDEO

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

Researchers off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia have photographed and filmed the only known mature male all-white Orca. They've nicknamed it 'Iceberg', the BBC reports: White whales of various species are occasionally seen;...

This Is the World's First Adult White Killer Whale [Animals]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (3 years ago)

Say hello to Iceberg. Spotted off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia, he is the first ever entirely white adult killer whale to be observed. More »

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