To killer whales, sharks aren’t all that fearsome. They’re more of a snack.
A drone pilot recently captured this video of four killer whales — two adults and two juveniles — chowing down on a still-living shark off the coast of California. They appear to be offshore killer whales, a sub-species that usually spends time far from land, making any glimpses of their behavior a rare treat.
Photographer Slater Moore shot the video as part of a whale-watching trip in Monterey Bay. He sent the