Killer Whale with a Dolphin in Its Mouth

A killer whale with a dolphin in its mouth was caught on camera by some surprised whale-watchers in the Pacific Ocean near San Diego.


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Killer whales are the largest species of dolphin, and they have no problem hunting down and eating their smaller relatives.

No sea creature is safe from killer whales. Other than humans, killer whales are at the absolute top of the ocean’s food chain.

Below, you can watch the video of another incredible encounter between killer whale and dolphin. Like a pride of lions pursuing a herd of gazelles, the orcas take the dolphins by surprise, capturing one and sending the rest into a panicked “stampede” of sorts. Watch:

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a killer whale preying upon another cetacean. Click here to watch the dramatic encounter between two orcas and a humpback calf.

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