Killer whales – one of the most powerful predators on Earth. Flight of killer whales – the final shots a two-hour chase 8-tonnogokita for the dolphin, which happened at the end of July.
Photographer Christopher Swann witnessed a 2-hour chase a formidable predator of the dolphin. “We never knew where they were coming: they jumped out of the water in one place and disappeared in another … And then in another place jumped again. “
“In one case, the killer whale jumping out of the water right in front of us, at 6-7 meters. She flew at us, and I thought that the predator will land right on the boat. But the whale dived into the water near. ”
The photographer was able to capture the final shots a two-hour chase, when the mighty hunter in the jump caught its prey – a dolphin.
Dolphin lost. But this is nature.
English name of the killer whale («killer whale”) killer whale was due to its reputation as a dangerous predator. Killer whales – the largest carnivorous dolphins, are different from other dolphins contrast black-and-white color. Killer whales reach a length of 9.10 meters and weight up to 7.5 tons.
Predator’s teeth are massive, up to 13 cm, adapted to the bursting of large prey:
This is one of the most powerful predators on Earth.
The largest predator on earth, too, lives in the water. This is the sperm whale – the largest of the toothed whales. Adult males have a length of about 20 m in length and weight – 50 tons. Against the background of the sperm whale, the largest land carnivore – the polar bear – just a kid: it reaches 3 meters in length and weigh up to 1 ton.
Dimensions whale compared to a person:
Sperm whale – the largest predator on the planet and of all aquatic and terrestrial animals of:
At last title shot more coarsely: flying killer whale in pursuit of a dolphin: