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Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin
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Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin

Nov 19th 2018, 4:23 PM 31,342 Views 33 Comments

The pair were filmed by a crew on board a fishing vessel on Saturday.

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry
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# Dingle

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry

Mar 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 36,350 Views 44 Comments

The whales were spotted just off Dingle Bay

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park
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# End Of An Era

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

Apr 20th 2017, 3:25 PM 12,309 Views 15 Comments

The mother, 25-year-old Takara, was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced it had stopped breeding orcas.

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies
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Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies

Jan 6th 2017, 5:53 PM 23,489 Views 29 Comments

The whale was profiled in Blackfish, a 2013 documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity.

Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry
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# Sightings

Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry

Jun 29th 2016, 9:54 PM 38,952 Views 34 Comments

The whale, known as John Coe, was spotted off Slea Head.

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"
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# Make A Wish

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"

Aug 19th 2015, 10:40 AM 16,143 Views 46 Comments

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself
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A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:36 AM 29,555 Views 57 Comments

The Orca had become snagged on rocks as low tide set in in Hartley, Canada.

This guy filmed a killer whale nibbling the end of his paddleboard
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

This guy filmed a killer whale nibbling the end of his paddleboard

May 21st 2015, 11:57 AM 3,328 Views 1 Comment

Noooo.

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday
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# Stranded

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday

Jan 31st 2015, 7:40 PM 48,062 Views 66 Comments

It is the first since 2010.

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound
# Orca
# Orca

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

Jan 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 1,732 Views 0 Comments

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales
# Friday Slideshow
# Friday Slideshow

It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales

Aug 17th 2012, 1:47 PM 5,872 Views 12 Comments

Sure why not?

Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld
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Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld

Mar 31st 2011, 8:25 PM 1,405 Views 4 Comments

The orca killed the park worker by dragging her under the water. The whale is linked to two previous deaths.