Whale watchers were in for a rare treat when they encountered a massive pack of 24 orca killer whales near the Farallon Islands. Due to the whale migration season, these marine predators are suspected to be hunting sea lions, elephant seals, and baby gray whales. The Oceanic Society documented their experience, noting the whales' cautious interest in the observers' boat. However, it's worth noting that this breed, known as Bigg's killer whales or Transient killer whales, is known for their ruthless efficiency in hunting marine mammals. Their recent rise in notoriety also includes reports of orca attacks on boats in Europe, raising questions about their motives. Continue reading on SFist →
Over 20 Orcas Found Off Farallon Islands, Likely Feeding on Seal and Baby Whale Pups
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