06 Oct '11, 2pm

Killer Whale Swims Up to Boat, Imitates Motor's Sound via @simonhinton

It's technically not a good thing to anthropomorphize animals, but it's really hard not to when you see this killer whale doing its darndest to sound like a boat's motor. An orca whale approached a motor boat and precisely imitated the noise of the engine -- to communicate? To mock? To say, "Keep it down"? To play? We aren't sure why, but it's amazing to watch. There are a lot of uploads of this video, several done in the last week. But, turns out, this is a video from a couple years ago of Luna, a wild orca male, which lost his family and tried to buddy up with boaters. If you haven't heard of Luna, you can watch the movie narrated by Ryan Reynolds ... though apparently Luna can do his own narration. While the fact that it is Luna leans us toward the conclusion that he's trying to be friends, there could be other possibilities should this have been a different wild whale....

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/killer-whale-swim...

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