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‘Killer’ toothaches likely cause misery for captive orca: Whales chew concrete and steel tank surfaces

An international research team has undertaken the first in-depth investigation of the teeth of captive orca (killer whales) and have found them a sorry state, which raises serious concerns for these majestic mammals’ overall health and welfare.  

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