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Brief note on orcas
> There is possibly a subspecific distinction
> between these "resident" types and the more violent "transient" pods like
> those mentioned above.
For those interested, the feeding differences seen between the
salmon-eating 'resident' and sea mammal-eating 'transient' killer whales
have nothing to do with their being a different species. They are
currently viewed as being different due to cultural variations and social
isolation from each other (c.f. chimps, humans). The proposed subspecies
*Orcinus nanus* and *O. gladiator* are NOT currently recognized by killer
whale authorities as being legitimate.
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