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Scientists release footage of rare white orca named 'Iceberg'

Russian scientists have released footage showing a rare white orca that is part of a small pod known to inhabit waters near the Commander Islands east of the Kamchatka Peninsula (see video). The orca, named "Iceberg," is believed to be the only pure white adult male orca to have been documented. It was spotted and photographed twice in 2010 but scientists with the Far East Russia Orca Project did not release footage until this week.
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Rare white killer whale caught on video

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Researchers have recorded video footage of the only known all white male orca in the wild. Scientists from the universities of Moscow and St Petersburg have published video of the first-ever, adult, all-white orca bull.The whale, fi... Read Post

All-white killer whale spotted off Russia

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

The world's only known all-white male killer whale has been spotted in the Pacific Ocean off Russia, scientists announced Monday. The orca, dubbed "Iceberg" by the scientists, was spotted swimming with a pod of 12 others. Iceberg ha... Read Post

First Ever All-White Adult Male Orca Spotted Off Russian Coast

Odd : Geekosystem (2 years ago)

A team of Russian researchers have announced that they have spotted the first known adult male all-white killer whale off the Kamchatka Peninsula, near the Commander Islands. Named "Iceberg" by the researchers that made the discover... Read Post


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