What a killer whale will do to catch its prey is amazing and shocking at the same time.
How can an apex predator of such size beach itself, get a mouthful of seal, and still get back into the ocean?
Well, here’s the video:
Warning: Video contains graphic images.
The orca, more commonly referred to as a killer whale, is a member of the dolphin family. Found everywhere from the frozen arctic regions of both poles to tropical seas, killer whales are a top level predator with no natural enemies.
The brutality of the kill on this baby seal is staggering. It appears that the shaking of its prey alternately kills the seal and is used as a means of wriggling its enormous mass back into the sea.