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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

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    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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    That's really cool. Goes to show just how intelligent these creatures really are.
     
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    That was awesome!!!!
     
  4. Bender

    Bender east of East St Louis Supporting Addict

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    That was cool........have seen Dolphins do that, but Orcas?
    Badass!
     
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    Thanks for the post, OMG!
     
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    limbkiller Enjoying Life! Supporting Addict

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    Yea I've seen dolphins several times while out off shore fishing. It's always pretty cool.
     
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    Ditto! Can't wait to show my boy, he's gonna love this.
    Thanks for sharing!!
     
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    Thank you for sharing! Very nice!!
     
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    Fantastic ........ where's Quint when you need him?
     
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    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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    Think they'd go after a caddis fly?
     
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