An orca surprised an angler as he was reeling in a fish to his boat off the coast of Alaska. The rarely seen halibut-stealing killer whale was caught on video that went viral after being shared on The Alaska Life Facebook page:
Never turn your back to a killer whale!
To promote the DVD release of Frozen Planet, BBC partnered with Appshaker for its first Augmented Reality Tour in the USA. Visitors of three malls in New Jersey, Illinois and California had the opportunity to watch themselves on a giant screen and interact with virtual polar bears, orcas, penguins and seals. It looks as awesome as it sounds:
A white killer whale was spotted off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia. The orca was nicknamed Iceberg and is believed to be the first ever entirely white adult killer whale to be observed. Russian scientists caught the rare animal on camera:
Luna, a wild killer whale who lost his family, impersonates a boat’s motor. Is he trying to communicate with humans by imitating the outboard engine? What a smart orca boy!