Kōrero: Orcas

Breaching orca

Breaching orca

To breach the water, the orca swims towards the surface at great speed, gathering enough momentum to propel its massive body clear of the water.

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Orca Research Trust, Ingrid Visser
Photograph by Ingrid Visser

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Orcas - Orcas in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/3999/breaching-orca (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006