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Great white and blue sharks feed on minke whale carcass

by on Oct.01, 2013 at 9:47 am, under Shark Videos

YouTube user Pacifics Edge posted footage of both white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) and blue sharks (Prionace glauca) feeding on the carcass of a common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). The encounter was filmed in the Santa Barbara Channel.

The footage above focuses on the white sharks, while a second clip features on the blue sharks feeding on the minke whale carcass. According to the video description, three white sharks and “about a dozen” blue sharks were observed feeding on the dead whale.

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