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  • ORCA KILLING SCHOOL

  • Monday 29 September 2014 at 21:35
  • Nat Geo Wild

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Can the orcas of Peninsula Valdez perfect their dangerous killing technique?

Throughout the oceans, orcas are supreme hunters, disposing of their prey with strength and cunning. However, even among these predators, one pod stands out for the daring lengths to which it will go for a meal. For years the orcas of Peninsula Valdez have run the remarkable risk of beaching themselves in order to catch sea lion pups, but now they are also targeting massive elephant seal pups. Can they perfect the dangerous technique, or have these killer whales taken on more than they can handle?

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  • Orca Killing School
    Orcas have special hunting strategies in the sea as they target even the three-times larger elephant seals in Valdez Bay.
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    Monday 29 September 2014 at 21:35 - Nat Geo Wild
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    Tuesday 30 September 2014 at 02:00 - Nat Geo Wild

    Sunday 5 October 2014 at 19:45 - Nat Geo Wild
  • Orca Killing School
    Orcas are animals that have a special hunting strategies in the sea, they even target to the three-times larger elephant seals in the Valdez Bay.
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