The video of a pod of hungry killer whales chasing a blue whale until it swallows it went viral on social media. It was all recorded off the coast of Australia, when a group of tourists witnessed the tragic end of a specimen of the world’s largest animal.
The photos were published by the tourist company Whale Watching, who specializes in whale watching off the coast of Australia. It shows how a pod of orcas ends the life of a blue whale. At that moment, there were 40 customers on board from one of their boats to should be a regular observation tour.
It is evolving like every day along the west coast of that ocean country. Viewers estimated about five pods, with a total of 70 of these predators.
Killer whales attack the blue whale, which begins to sink to the bottom of the sea. This is in Australia.
“The whole orca family put up the weight of his body on the whale so that he could not defend himself, we saw the moment he took his last breath and then disappeared, “he recalled. Jemma Sharpthe owner of Whale Watch.
Although it was a very painful moment, Sharp said it was incredible to witness the hunt from start to finish. “it is a privilege witness two of the most incredible creatures that have ever lived on our planet in a battle unparalleled in the animal kingdom. “ Facebook of 2021.
Killer whales land on the whale to sink and swallow it.
Expert in sightings, and still moved by the unusual spectacle he had to live with, Sharp gave him insight into the cause of the attack. For him, the blue whale, the largest animal on the planet, has been in the wrong place ever since roaming the hunting and breeding area of killer whales
The whole process that ended the life of the sea giant took a while about three hoursfrom the moment they began to chase him until he finally disappeared into the depths of the ocean.
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