A group of whales is called a pod

Photo courtesy: Kazi Faiza Tasnim Neha

A group of whales is commonly referred to as a pod and a pod usually consists a group of whales that have bonded together either because of biological reasons (i.e. a mother baring offspring and raising her child) or through friendships developed between two or more whales. In many cases a typical whale pod consists of anywhere from 2 to 30 whales or more.


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