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As whale watchers, you will observe orcas (killer whales) demonstrating many different Instantaneous and Prolonged maneuvers or behaviors. The physical actions described or shown below (or both) include the behaviour name, what happens, and in some instances, explains why.

L pod matriarch, L??, in the midst of an Inverted Tail Slap on ?? (Encounter #??). Photograph by ??) 

Instantaneous Behaviors