November 8, 2006—A full-body massage and seaweed
rubdown—sometimes a killer whale just needs a little "me" time.
The powerful porpoises are known to veer off from their pods regularly to tickle their fins with kelp and scratch their backs against sea-bottom pebbles.
Watch as a killer whale wends it way through a patch of raw kelp, and learn how and why the hunters also sink to the ocean floor to scrape their bellies and flippers.
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