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Drone Spots Shark Hunting Seal | Shark Week

November 30, 2019


[ SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC PLAYS ] ♪♪ Narrator:
WITH SUCH POOR VISIBILITY
IN THE BAY TODAY, THE TEAM IS BACK IN THE AIR. ♪♪ IT’S THE ONLY WAY TO SPOT SHARKS
UNTIL THE WATER CLEARS. ♪♪ JUST GONNA FRAME UP
AND GET A LITTLE BIT MORE DETAIL HERE. THEY’VE GONE
FROM CRUISING OFFSHORE TO SUDDENLY
HUGGING THOSE ROCKS, PATROLLING THOSE ROCKS, INVESTIGATING
EVERY NOOK AND CRANNY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
THAT THEY KNOW SO WELL HERE. Narrator:
NOW, THE TIDE IS RISING, ALLOWING THE SHARKS TO CRUISE
EVEN CLOSER TO THE ROCKS. THE SEALS’ HIDING PLACES
ARE NO LONGER SAFE. TODAY, IT’S ADVANTAGE SHARK. OKAY, THERE — YOU CAN SEE
ANOTHER ONE JUST THERE. I’LL BRIGHTEN UP
THE SCREEN A BIT. ♪♪ Towner:
YEAH, HE’S PRETTY SHALLOW.
LOOKS LIKE HE’S TURNING. YEAH, HE’S DOING
A BIT OF A U-TURN THERE. SEE IF I CAN FIND
SOME SEALS, IF THEY’RE IN
THE SHALLOWS HERE, TOO. THERE’S A SEAL
ON ITS OWN. RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM.
[ GASPS ] YES, YES, YES! OH, MY GOODNESS! HE’S GOT IT. HE’S GOT IT.
-AH! ♪♪ ♪♪ Narrator:
FOR THE CAPE FUR SEAL, THERE’S A FINE LINE
BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. ♪♪ AT LEAST THIS
IS A VERY QUICK WAY TO GO. ♪♪ ♪♪ SHAME.
THAT SEAL DID ABSOLUTELY
EVERYTHING WRONG. ♪♪ Towner:
SO, THE SHARK AND THE SEAL BASICALLY SWAM INTO EACH
OTHER’S PATH, FACE TO FACE. AND, AS THE SHARK
SAW THE SEAL… ♪♪ …IT WAS THE FASTEST
RECOGNITION OF PREY THAT I’VE EVER SEEN. LITERALLY A SPLIT SECOND,
AND HE WAS ON THAT SEAL. IT DIDN’T STAND A CHANCE. THE SEAL WAS ACTUALLY
COMING UP TO TAKE A BREATH, UNAWARES TO THE FACT THAT
A WHITE SHARK WAS ON TO IT. ♪♪ INCREDIBLE TO SEE,
BUT, OBVIOUSLY, IN NATURE, WHENEVER YOU SEE
AN ANIMAL KILLED, YOU CAN’T HELP BUT HAVE SYMPATHY
ON THE ANIMAL’S PART. ♪♪ THEY HAVE SO MUCH POWER
IN THEIR JAWS, SO IT WAS A THRASHING, SHAKING, WHILE THE SEAL PROBABLY
DIDN’T FEEL A THING. IT WAS OVER VERY QUICKLY FOR IT. ♪♪

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  1. Recently I saw a video of a guy diving and when he turns to the camera (somebody else was filming)… suddenly a great white literally crashes in his head…..Dud….if the shark did the same thing this one here did…that guy wouldn't have his head anymore,,,,

  2. You know what would be awesome? Long videos like these with absolutely 0 commentary unless its david attenborough bc commentators are so damn annoying.

  3. Adult Cape Fur Seals are nearly the size of a adult human . Just to give a perspective of the size of White Sharks. Adorable and formidable animals.

  4. I'm sure I'm talking for many people if I say that it's nature, that this is how things are meant to be, but the only thing I can think now is: poor seal!!! I'm dreaming her escaping the big boy…

  5. Seal probably felt serrated teeth cutting and thrashing through flesh and skin with numerous pain receptors and nerve endings, anguished at the intense pain while screaming about not wanting to die yet due to fear of the unknown.

  6. Why is is sorrowful music when the shark finally catches it’s food. It should be glorious triumphant music that nature is alive and well. This shark will live to spawn more sharks creating life new life.

  7. very good instructive video !! it's nature, it's normal, it's just we humans that are often not normal at all in nature and against nature …. the poor seal certainly had a heart attack just before being beaten 😉 😉

  8. This is so amazing footage. Well done guys ???
    The seal can’t see the shark because there is a bit of murky water beneath the waves and that give the shark it’s chance to strike.

  9. "Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a shark on the grey
    Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
    Now that your hunger is in bloom
    A light hits the gloom on the grey"
    -Kiss From A Shark by (you guessed it) Seal ?

  10. "It was the fastest recognition of prey that id ever seen"

    Trust me lady. That shark felt the vibrations way before it attacked that seal.

  11. And people think sharks are misunderstood! ?? Sharks are vicious killers, end of story.
    (But they don’t like the taste of human??! Doesn’t matter you are dead anyway)

  12. That's what happens to us if we are in the water at feeding time, o wait they are just curious animals and don't eat humans on purpose , ya right they are a big stupid carnivore that will rip your leg off regardless .

  13. I've been watching the the build up of sharks for a while now, there getting way out of hand an gonna get worse, probably gonna have to start open season on them or a bounty it's getting where you can't go in the water anymore, it's probably gonna end with them killing a few people then they'll order it.

  14. It was coming up to take a breath. Took its last breath, and as soon as it dove back under, the shark was right in front of it. That seal's life ended in absolutey HORROR seeing that big beast eyes and teeth less than a foot away. Man. Terrifying.

  15. Nature is one brutal,cold and indifferent son of a bitch…coz that could have been me down there blissfully doing the back stroke all fat, dumb and happy…..

  16. WHOA WHOA WHOA WHOA WHOA, WAIT A MINUTE.. CUTE THE VIDEO RIGHT HERE.. Your saying.. that this drone spotted a shark that killed a seal and then those 3 people are talking about it? What the letter H DUDES

  17. That was suicide. I think it was a kamakazi seal either that or he forgot his glasses. Oh well, he got the Darwin nomination for seals that year.??

  18. that was a Navy trained seal carrying explosives……unfortunately they didn,t show the best part when it explodes i nside the shark

  19. I can imagine Napoleon Dynamite watching this with no reaction at all, other than his eyes carefully following the shark and the blood…

  20. It seems like the water in front of the seal is cloudy, as you can see from the video, and thus the seal did NOT see the shark. It only became aware of the shark's presence at the last second, when it tried to turn left, but that was definitely too late….

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