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Friendly false killer whales known to share their catch

By Susan Scott

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 10, 2014

~~<p>False killer whales have a knotty name, but don't let the 19th-century label turn you off. There's so much to love about these animals that after attending whale researcher Robin Baird's lecture on them at Hanauma Bay last week, I wished I could throw my arms around the neck of a false killer whale and give it a hug.</p>
<p>I mean, what other marine mammal shares its fish not only with others in its pod, but also with swimming humans and people in boats?</p>
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False killer whales have a knotty name, but don't let the 19th-century label turn you off. There's so much to love about these animals that after attending whale researcher Robin Baird's lecture on them at Hanauma Bay last week, I wished I could throw my arms around the neck of a false killer whale and give it a hug.

I mean, what other marine mammal shares its fish not only with others in its pod, but also with swimming humans and people in boats? Login for more...



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