Killer Whale Infanticide Study Reveals a Murderous Mom and her Savage Son

It’s been a rough week for whales. Today, Australians woke up to a shoreline full of 140 dying pilot whales stranded en masse, and just a few days ago, marine biologists published in Scientific Reports the first-ever account of killer whales committing a heinous act: infanticide. What’s even more gruesome is knowing that, in the animal kingdom, it’s not such an uncommon event.

In the paper, researchers from Fisheries and Oceans Canada describe the grim scene that unfolded in December...

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