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Killer Whales

What are marine mammals?

Marine mammals are animals that spend the majority of their lives in or near the sea. Animals like dolphins, whales, seals, manatees, sea otters and even polar bears are considered marine mammals. Do you want to know more? Great! Try the links below!

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Cetaceans
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises


Pinnipeds
Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses


Sirenians
Manatees and Dugongs


Others
Other Marine Mammals

Student Resources

If you are looking for a specific page or species, please consult the Table of Contents!


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Information within the education website should not be cited in scientific journals or publications.


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