5 Killer Whales vs 1 Seal

This an extremely interesting video of 5 Orcas, or Killer Whales, attacking a single seal that is trapped on top of some floating ice. The Antarctic orcas use the cunning tactic of hunting in packs and making waves to wash the seal off floating ice. It is a fairly tense little clip and I don’t want to give away the ending so … check it out:

If you are interested in this orca behaviour, read more here.

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16 Responses to “5 Killer Whales vs 1 Seal”

  1. Fedele Says:

    hi mr barlow do you know if the seal survived

  2. Mr. Barlow Says:

    Yeah, I’m pretty sure it did Fedele.

  3. ALLISTER MOFFATT Says:

    as if it survived

  4. Tillyyyy Says:

    very impressive mr barlow 🙂 i hope the seal lived. tilly

  5. Jyazz21 Says:

    Yes. If you can’t watch the bullfight then leave. You’ll have to mute the audio if you want to watch this video coz a stupid woman just keeps going ‘oh no oh no oh no’. It’s nature!

  6. Marisa Says:

    that is pretty cool, im glad it survived:)

  7. Ed from Canada Says:

    Amazing at the whales awarness of how it’s movements manipulate the surface of the water!

    The effect would be something the whale would n’t be able to easily see and cross communication may be the only way to know/learn how to do this.

  8. Ryan Says:

    how isnt that seal dead!!!

  9. Jan Says:

    Killer Whales are amazing creatures..just had to share this beautiful pic:

    http://www.redbubble.com/people/andrewpatsalou/art/4189923-1-killer-whales

    gotta love killer whales…hope to see some real ones soon..

  10. Hier Says:

    Orcas are the real killers of the sea. White sharks are dangerous but I never want to meet an orca while swimmeing or diving. But the seal was lucky here^^

  11. Nathan Says:

    i reckon thats a different seal at the end it couldn’t have survived.

  12. reuben Says:

    pretty cool scary tho…

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