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New species of killer whale probably discovered 21:47 - Mar 8 with 623 viewsStokieBlue

This is amazing and shows how little we know about the oceans. If confirmed it's likely to be the largest undescribed animal in the world.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/mystery-killer-whales-new-species-cap

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New species of killer whale probably discovered on 07:51 - Mar 9 with 431 viewsgordon

I'd have thought that's a bit premature without genetic analysis! There's no hard and fast rule to distinguish sub-species and seperate species anyway, even genetically. Researchers looking for positive publicity to fund more research etc.
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New species of killer whale probably discovered on 08:30 - Mar 9 with 401 viewsSteve_M

I was fascinated to learn that no-one actually has a clue as to how long whales can live, might be 200 years, might be more.

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