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?
Orca Killing School
Orcas have special hunting strategies in the sea as they target even the three-times larger elephant seals in Valdez Bay.