Flight of Orca

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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. ”

Flight of Orca

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.

Flight of Orca

Dolphin lost. But this is nature.

Flight of Orca

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.

Flight of Orca

Predator’s teeth are massive, up to 13 cm, adapted to the bursting of large prey:

Flight of Orca

This is one of the most powerful predators on Earth.

Flight of Orca

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.

Sperm Whale:

Flight of Orca

Dimensions whale compared to a person:

Flight of Orca

Sperm whale – the largest predator on the planet and of all aquatic and terrestrial animals of:

Flight of Orca

At last title shot more coarsely: flying killer whale in pursuit of a dolphin:

Flight of Orca

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