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F.F. O’ Rca

July 6, 2009


Pod of killer whales Orcinus orca seen of the west coast of Ireland last week. One of this group (“Floppy Fin”) is believed to be fifty years old. Orca sightings around the Irish coast have been noticeably more frequent this year.

  1. DLC
    July 7, 2009 at 2:25 am

    I’m no marine biologist, but I thought it was Orcus orcinae” ?
    Or has it changed in the 30 years since I learned it ?

  2. July 7, 2009 at 11:25 am


    Actually Orcinus orca. I still screwed up!

  3. DLC
    July 8, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    Still quite the sight to see.

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