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Killer Whales (Orca)
Killer Whales use echolocation

Echolocation is a method of sensing nearby objects using pulses of high frequency sound. Echoes bounce back from objects and other animals, allowing the sender to build up a "picture" of its surroundings.

Echolocation is used by several groups of animals, including mammals and a small number of cave dwelling birds.

Associated terms: Biosonar


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