Killer Whales Hunting Dolphins Off Caithness Coast

It took me aback for a mo’ to realize that The Trials of Life was first broadcast almost 22 years ago, when it introduced a great many viewers to the sight of animals killing animals for food with more-than-a-hint of gratuitous violence; including killer whales in Patagonia hunting and toying with sea-lions.

This weekend, local marine mammal watcher, whale watchers saw similar sight at Duncansby Head when a pod of killer whales pursued a number of dolphins; and are thought to have killed at least one.

Karen Munro from Caithness Sea Watching caught the following snap:


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