Story: Orcas

Mako shark under attack

Mako shark under attack

This mako shark, one of the most feared creatures of the sea, became the target of two orcas in an underwater encounter that saw the shark come off second best.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Orcas - Feeding and other habits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006