"It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars."
-David Attenborough
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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Killer Whales are Good Parents?

Scientists have noticed that when an orca gives birth, usually in its thirties, it actually lives to its fifties to help its offspring.It was thought that an orca would give birth and then leave and die. But it is actually that they help their offspring through its life. The orca is now known to have the second longest (after humans) post-reproductive life.

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