Photo: Playing Orca Killer Whale Tail

Picture showing a male orca whale, aka Killer whale, playing with another whale and tail lopping.

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An orca whale exhibits his excitement while playing in the waters off Northern Vancouver Island by tail slapping.

It is not uncommon for killer whales to begin tail slapping at the surface of the water, spy hopping, breaching etc while playing, with other orca.

A male northern resident, fish eating orca whale (Killer whale, Orcinus orca) tail lopping while playing with another whale off Vancouver Island, Britsh Columbia, Canada.

This picture is part of the photo album "British Columbia Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1DS, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/800 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 190mm.

Playing Orca Killer Whale Tail
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