124772016

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ORQUE, Orcinus orca, Delphinidae, LION DE MER AUSTRAL, OTARIE A CRINIERE, Otaria flavescens, Otariidae, Chasse au lion de mer juvenile, Patagonie, Argentine, Ocean Atlantique / KILLER WHALE, Orcinus orca, Delphinidae, SOUTH AMERICAN SEA LION, Otaria flavescens, Otariidae, hunting juvenile sea lions, Patagonia, Argentina, Atlantic Ocean

Photo by: Gerard Soury

Gerard Soury

Shark Week: The Podcast – Why Orcas Are Killing Great Whites in South Africa

Luke Tipple speaks with marine biologists & stars of the Shark Week show Shark Women, Alison Towner & Leigh de Necker.

July 26, 2022

Episode show notes:

Shark Week: The Podcast takes you on a deep dive into the battle between great whites and orcas, also known as killer whales, off South Africa’s coastline. Marine biologists & stars of the Shark Week show Shark Women, Alison Towner & Leigh de Necker join host Luke Tipple to discuss how the notorious predator has become prey and explain the vital role great whites play in sustaining healthy ocean ecosystems.

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Two Orcas Are Hunting Great White Sharks in South Africa

A killer whale duo has been killing great white sharks off the Gansbaai coast, causing them to flee the area. These orcas have developed a taste for shark livers, transforming the local marine ecosystem.

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