Courtesy of National Geographic Magazine, Cape Horn, Chile.

In the area of the Planet Earth’s worse weather, the Type D or subantarctic killer whale exists. The orcas are highly likely to be a new species reported National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researcher Robert Pitman to National Geographic Magazine.

With a growing number of ice swimmers swimming between latitude 40° and 40° south, it is only a matter of time before some adventurous swimmer and their escort crews encounter the subantarctic killer whale.

To see underwater footage of this whale, visit Mysterious Orcas Filmed Underwater for First Time. For more information about the Type D killer whales, visit Mysterious new orca species likely identified.

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