Pygmy Killer Whale

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The Pygmy Killer Whale, Feresa attenuata, is a small, rarely-seen cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family Delphinidae. It derives its common name from the fact that it shares some physical characteristics with the orca or "killer whale" and it is the smallest species referred to as a "whale" in it's common name. In fact, "killer" may be a more apt name in the case of the Pygmy Killer Whale than its larger genetic cousin.

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