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Orca (Killer Whale)

Orcinus Orca

Description:

4 orcas attack a Northern Elephant seal (Mirounga Angustirrostris) in the waters of Monterey bay and a Humpback whale, tries to "interfere" with the capture!

Habitat:

all oceans of the world

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Great pics ! thanks for sharing

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Fabulous captures JorgeCazenave. I've read a few of these types of stories lately. These cetaceans even more interesting because they, elephants, humans have a class of bipolar neurons, known as Von Economo neurons which are apparently linked to the capacity for empathy !! Your photoblog has some great pics too. Thanks for sharing these.

JorgeCazenave
Spotted by
JorgeCazenave

Watsonville, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2009
Submitted on Jun 7, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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