Re: are killer whales really dolphins?

From: Nancy Sadusky (
Date: Thu May 01 2003 - 10:32:31 EDT

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    Hi Becky,

    Thanks for your e-mail message about killer whales and dolphins.
    Unfortunately, my area of expertise is manatees, not whales. However, if
    you access the following WhaleNet pages, you may find your answer:

    Search Whalenet:

    Species/Classification information page:

    Sound page:

    Behavior page:

    Nancy Sadusky

    Communications Director
    Save the Manatee Club
    500 N. Maitland Ave.
    Maitland, FL 32751
    1-800-432-JOIN (5646)

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Jeffrey M. Tesch" <>
    To: <>; <>
    Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 10:31 PM
    Subject: are killer whales really dolphins?

    > My name is Becky. My 6 year old daughter and I were looking for pictures
    > whales on the internet the other day for a class project of hers. One of
    > the sites we saw stated that killer whales are actually dolphins. My
    > daughter found this amazing, told her classmates, and of course no one
    > believes her. For the life of me I cannot remember which website we read
    > this on, so I'm hoping you can restore my daughters' credibility by
    > confirming that killer whales actually ARE dolphins (unless, of course,
    > they're not)! Please respond! Thanks!

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