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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer whale

Description

Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758), killer whale, largely complete skeleton, tympano-periotic bones, teeth, adult c. 20 years, female, known as "Lulu", Tiree, Strathclyde, Scotland, 1 January 2016

Museum reference

Z.2016.118

Collection

Mammals

Scientific name(s)

species: Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer whale

Specimen details

Specimen form: Skeleton
Sex: Female
Phase: Adult

Collection place(s)

Crossapol, Tiree, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • New to the National Collections, 2018 - 2019 (17 Aug 2018 - 21 Jan 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

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