Orcas filmed destroying ship's rudder in shocking clip: "Surrounded"
"My first reaction was 'Please! Not again,'" the ship's captain said.
Orca attacks on boats may be fueled by revenge
A single traumatized female orca could be the originator of recent boat attacks, leading the others to copy her behavior.
Watch mother whale desperately trying to save calf from brutal orca attack
"As a mom myself, watching this mother whale want nothing more than to protect her baby broke my heart," filmmaker Jaklyn Larsen said.
"Extremely rare" white orca spotted in the wild
The orca lacks the distinctive black markings that are characteristic of killer whales.
Marineland under scrutiny after beluga whale and dolphin die
The deaths come just two months after an orca named Kiska died at the same facility.
Orca "repeatedly slammed" boat in spate of attacks
There have been four orca attacks off the coast of Spain and Gibraltar in the last week.
California man films rare white killer whale named the "ghost orca"
"I honestly couldn't believe what I was seeing," Justin Crapps told Newsweek. "You could literally see him glowing under the water."
Rare white killer whale calf seen amid orca pod
The orca, known as Frosty, was spotted in southern California for the first time in three years.
Mystery surrounds gray whale found on California beach
The whale was found covered in teeth marks and very close to a location where an orca pod had been seen hunting three gray whales only days before.
Moment killer whale chases sea lion to shore in "roller-coaster" encounter
"I spent several days and many hours with tough weather conditions wanting to witness this," photographer Vanessa Prigollini told Newsweek.
Oldest captive orca could be freed after over 50 years
Miami Seaquarium is due to hold a press conference on March 30 to discuss plans for Lolita the orca.
Sanctuary could have saved "loneliest orca"—instead she died in captivity
The killer whale, known as Kiska, had been in captivity for more than 40 years after being captured near Iceland as a youngster.
The 'tragic' life of Kiska, the loneliest captive orca
Kiska died on March 9, after spending four decades alone at Marineland.
Gruesome reason orcas kill great white sharks revealed by biologist
The two killer whales that went on an unprecedented shark-killing spree in February appeared to have a penchant for shark foie gras. But why?
Dozens of orcas attack and devour beaked whale in ocean bloodbath
The female beaked whale was flung up in the air as four pods of orcas surrounded it on all sides , preventing it from getting away.
Orcas feast on livers of 17 sharks in biggest killing spree to date
The two orcas known as Port and Starboard are notorious for attacking and eating sharks off the South African coast.
Orca mom adopts baby pilot whale in first known case of its kind
The orca has never had a calf of her own, meaning she may be looking after the whale as a substitute.
What happened to Tilikum, the orca that killed his SeaWorld trainer?
Nobody really knows why the orca seemingly turned killer on three occasions but one theory is that it was a direct result of the stress he endured while living in captivity.
Thin orca covered in shark bites found dead with stomach full of plastic
Footage from the day before her death shows the 16-foot whale approaching divers, which could have been a call for help.
Young orca 'lost and grieving' looking for pod after mom died in stranding
The young orca was returned to the sea after stranding but rescuers fear she will not survive without her mother
Orca rip huge hole in boat and swim away with rudder in terrifying attack
The French sailboat has been the latest to sink amid a spate of orca attacks occurring off the coast of Portugal and Spain.
Mystery orca attacks sink another boat
"We do not know why these accidents and attacks are happening," expert David Lusseau told Newsweek.
Enormous orca pod surrounds trawler at night for free meal in creepy video
The 17-second clip shows potentially hundreds of killer whales surrounding the fishing boat, looking for an easy meal.
Snorkeler films breathtaking encounter with calm and peaceful giant orca
"This specific orca was extremely curious and came back to us several times. She was always very careful and very calm," Evans Baudin told Newsweek.
Miami Seaquarium tried putting dolphins on a diet and it went really badly
A USDA report alleged the aquarium underfed dolphins so they would perform better in shows.
Emaciated orca had rotting teeth and one plastic sheet in its stomach
The orca washed up in the Netherlands with inflamed organs, teeth that were falling out, and a near-empty intestine.
Great white shark with scar covered face filmed leaving orca hunting ground
The observation confirms the transboundary movement of the shark at a time when orcas continue to feast on the species in South Africa.
"Oh no": Orca rams and lifts yacht in latest Portugal attack
"We have got an orca," sailor Norma Russell said as she spotted the whale swimming alongside the vessel. Soon the orca began ramming the boat.
Sick, lonely orca dies after stranding on beach
Rescuers managed to direct the lost orca back to sea, but it washed ashore not long afterward, sick and in poor condition. It died shortly afterward.
Scientists edge closer to understanding why and where orcas attack boats
Alfredo López, an orca expert at the Atlantic Orca Working Group, told Newsweek that all attacks have occurred in a particular area.