Tagged Cocos Island

Video: Orcas hunt and kill tiger shark off Cocos Island

Vimeo user Edwar HerreƱo recently added a video documenting six killer whales (Orcinus orca) hunting a tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) off Cocos Island. The orcas appear to use a team effort to huntand appear and then drown the shark in the video. The video description says that the orcas fed on the shark after killing it.

Stunning shark footage from Cocos and Malpelo Islands

Along with stumbling across Blue Sphere Media’s shark finning video, I also checked out some of their other shark footage. For a more positive themed shark video, check out their Realm of the Shark footage from Cocos Island (Costa Rica) and Malpelo Island (Colombia), which includes some great footage of schooling hammerheads.