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National Marine Fisheries Service : These Orca’s are Special! tu parli l’inglese?

The National Marine Fisheries Service spent a year reviewing a petition to delist the orcas from the Endangered Species Act. “We have decided these killer whales are a distinct population group,” Gorman said. “They have their own language, own food source. They don’t interbreed with other groups of killer whales. They meet the legal standard for a distinct population group.” [email protected]

(I dunno. They look the same, but I don’t speak the language!)