Kung Fu Orca: New Pictures Show How Orcas Use Deadly Chop on Killer Sharks
1, November 30, 2009 by jonathanturley
Call it Karate Kid Meets Free Willy. Researchers have taken pictures showing how Orcas kill with a type of “karate chop.” In rare pictures, one orca takes out a killer shark with the move.
The coup de grace on the killer shark allows ocras to eat the very top predators in the marine food chain. It was captured by orca expert Dr. Ingrid Visser, 43.
The ocras use their tails to drive sharks to the surface and then deliver the deadly chop.
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