Episode 219: Protect Pilot Whales

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Pilot Whales are in fact not true "whales," but rather like Orcas are part of the Delphinidae (dolphin) family. Still, they are magnificent creatures that inhabit the world's oceans and lead complex, social lives. We decided to cover this species because of the recent Netflix documentary Seaspiracy. In it, a large family group (pod) of Pilot Whales are slaughtered by inhabitants of the Faroe Islands. For nothing more than "tradition." We wanted to learn more about these animals to understand the true nature of just how complex these animals are and why they are important to our world's oceans. These creatures and the many other whales and dolphin species are in decline. We need to learn more about them and more importantly, protect them!

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