Subject: Killer whales

S. Jones (betej@u.washington.edu)
Tue, 10 Nov 1998 17:35:16 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 10 Nov 1998, Janice Hanson wrote:

> Dear Bete,
> 	my name is Mallory. I am doing a report for school. What would Keiko
> the whale be classified as?
> 
> Thanks  Mallory H.
> 
Dear Mallory,

Keiko is a killer whale, whose scientific name is Orcinus orca.  The
killer whale is not actually a whale.  It is the largest member of the
dolphin family.

I hope this information helps you!

Bete