National Geographic : 1940 Jan
© National Geographic Society Painting by Else Bostelmann SAVAGE KILLER WHALES, WHICH CAN SWALLOW A SEAL OR EVEN A MAN, ATTACK A HERD OF SMALLER WHITE WHALES Armed with sharp teeth in both upper and lower jaws, the Killer Whale fears no living thing. Males reach alength of30feet. Killers capture seals or penguins on ice floes by smashing or upsetting the floes from beneath. The timid White Whale frequents waters ofthe Arctic coasts and rivers.