For years, one of South Africa’s great tourist attractions has been the opportunity to see great white sharks up close. But barely any great white sharks have been spotted off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa for two years now – where there used to be hundreds. […]
Longline fishing, pollution, the arrival of orcas – what’s causing these crowd-drawing sharks to shun Cape Town’s waters?For those who watch the waves, rocks and beaches for the distinctive silhouettes and dorsal fins, there is still hope. If the great white sharks are gone for now, they will […]
Top Ten Killer Whale / ORCA Encounters Caught on Video:
There have been numerous reports of Orcas attacking yachts this season and nobody really knows why. In this video they experienced harassment from a pod of orcas off the coast of Porto. The film was taken on October 4th during the yacht delivery of a new Lagoon 450 […]
Nobody knows why the marine mammals have been ramming boats in waters from Gibraltar to Galicia, Spain, in recent months. Some vessels were so badly damaged that they had to be towed to port. Here is a video of one chasing a yacht and damaging the rudder:
From the Strait of Gibraltar to Galicia, orcas have been harassing yachts, damaging vessels and injuring crew. Reports of orcas striking sailing boats in the Straits of Gibraltar have left sailors and scientists confused. Just what is causing such unusually aggressive behaviour? hen nine killer whales surrounded the […]
Just when you think orcas couldn’t possible be any more awesome, they get even better. A study in 2019 showed these whales are really good at scaring off the most feared beast in the sea. Yep. Orcas have toppled the great white shark off their ‘apex predator’ throne. A […]
Watch this video for 10 Amazing Facts About Orcas!!
Recently watched this great wildlife documentary on YouTube with some great footage orcas, penguins and elephant seals! .
The new regulations focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and access to prey. Expanded protections for endangered southern resident killer whales off British Columbia’s coast focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and accessibility of chinook salmon, the orca’s primary prey. The actions announced by several government departments Thursday include […]