Marine investigation into spate of attacks by rogue Killer Whales

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 13-11-2020 10:54:00 · 5 Comments

A marine investigation is ongoing into a spate of attacks by rogue Killer Whales on sailboats in the Atlantic.

In the past six months there have been at least 40 reported incidents involving orcas off the coasts of Spain and Portugal. The first reported incident was back in July, the most recent at the end of October. A forensic marine science investigation is trying to work out what is driving these complex, intelligent and highly social marine mammals to behave in this way.



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For my best friend Sarahbeth Barlow

Okay, So there is a pod of killer whales attacking the rudders of yachts and boats. This is the first its ever happened and professional scientist keep saying they are "playing" while others are completely baffled and clueless as to why this is happening. However I have yet to hear one scientist or read one article that puts together the fact that these whales have been living with noise and SONAR pollution for hundreds of years with all the ship and boating activity that happens in our oceans. Obviously the marine life have adjusted because it has always been continuous. Until COVID! All the ship and boating activity came to a halt and for the first time EVER these whales experienced a quiet ocean and was able to use their sonar to its fullest potential. Tell me why not one article or scientist, who knows exactly just how smart orcas are, have put together that they figured out where the noise is coming from and they DO NOT LIKE IT because it interferes with their sonar. They have finally figured out what hazes there ability to track and hunt their prey! That's why they are going after the rudders of EVERY BOAT they see, because that's what ultimately makes the most noise on a boat!!!!! They NOW KNOW THE TRUTH NOW and they are not happy!!!!!! DUHHHHHHHHHHHH.

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By Sarah from USA on 21-11-2020 06:38

The killer whales are mad and hungry
They are trying to tell the humons something.
They were harassed this past summer
And humons have depleted their food source.
This is a no brainer
Save them

By Kate from USA on 15-11-2020 04:56

Perhaps they have had enough of the attacks on their species and other whales? Are they taking revenge? It is easy to think so! Perhaps they were looking for food in an overfished ocean?

By Steve Andrews from Other on 14-11-2020 11:48

They are letting us know that they are sick and tired of all the crap we humans are depositing in their oceans.

By Greg from UK on 14-11-2020 08:50

Nature is fighting back.we must respect the earth and each other,or it will kill us,to defend itself against our abuse and greed!!!

By Chuck from Beiras on 13-11-2020 11:28
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