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Orcas chase a speed boat

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors' started by Blue Ridge, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. Blue Ridge

    Blue Ridge Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Nov 3, 2011

    Well, play in the wake is more like it. Pretty cool. I would have pooped my pants, but only because Jaws had a profound impact on me. But orcas aren't known for attacking boats or humans in the ocean, and in fact are documented to have saved drowning swimmers and ran off sharks. They don’t attack people. The question is — why not? On a simple, biological scale they are bigger and stronger than we are, have sharper teeth, are in their element, and they’re carnivores. Every similar creature might see humans as a tasty little snack, but not orcas. They even eat moose swimming between islands, but not people. But if you take them out of the ocean and put them in a pool, all bets are off. They attack trainers at Sea Worlds and so forth every year. Anyway, enjoy the vid in spite of the lady saying "Oh my God" over and over.
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  2. locsmb

    locsmb Active Member

    May 18, 2012
    That's really cool. Goes to show just how intelligent these creatures really are.

  3. GoetzTalon

    GoetzTalon Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Oct 21, 2011
    That was awesome!!!!
  4. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    That was cool........have seen Dolphins do that, but Orcas?
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  5. 1563621

    1563621 Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Thanks for the post, OMG!
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  6. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair. Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2011
    Yea I've seen dolphins several times while out off shore fishing. It's always pretty cool.
  7. Pangari1

    Pangari1 -this space for rent- Supporting Addict

    Dec 1, 2011
    Ditto! Can't wait to show my boy, he's gonna love this.
    Thanks for sharing!!
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  8. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Thank you for sharing! Very nice!!
  9. RCND82

    RCND82 Tormented

    Aug 9, 2013
    Fantastic ........ where's Quint when you need him?
  10. BuckyP

    BuckyP Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Sep 15, 2011
  11. EvolutionArmory

    EvolutionArmory Well-Known Member

    Sep 9, 2011
    Orca seem to have a menu that we simply aren't on. I saw a documentary on them and it seems that they travel to different areas as families and eat specific things. One family had a taste for dolphins. One family near Australia would eat sting rays.
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  12. grainfed

    grainfed Active Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Think they'd go after a caddis fly?

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