A MUST SEE VIDEO: Killer Whale vs Great White Shark
While off the California cost looking for great white sharks, a boat full of tourists got more than they bargained for. They were treated to a show of who was the REAL apex predator of the ocean was. With their massive size, rows of razor sharp teeth, and emotionless eyes, many consider great white sharks to be the ultimate predator. But even these incredible animals have to watch their backs and it wasn’t human beings who were hunting them.
It is not unusual for killer whales (Orcas) to target sharks as prey. Different populations of the marine mammals are known to specialize in different foods, with those off the north-western coast of North America focusing on fish, while some sub-populations in Antarctica specialize in minke whales, for example. Orca off the South African and also the California coast, have been known to target sharks , plucking out the liver while leaving the rest of the carcass to drift away.