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From TheJournal.ie Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin Rockabill

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry Dingle

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry

The whales were spotted just off Dingle Bay

From TheJournal.ie Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park End Of An Era This post contains videos

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

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

From TheJournal.ie Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies Orca

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies

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

From TheJournal.ie Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry Sightings

Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry

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

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

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

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

From TheJournal.ie A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself Good Job

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

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

From TheJournal.ie An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday Stranded

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday

It is the first since 2010.

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

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 This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld Killer Whale This post contains videos

Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld

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