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Drone Spots Shark Hunting Seal | Shark Week

October 15, 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. Commentary is one of the worst I've ever heard. "HE'S GOT IT" "YA SHARKS GOT IT" "DID U SEE THAT? SHARK GOT IT!!" – Do these morons think we're watching a different video?

  2. Great footage Guys. Right place, Right Time…. For you and the shark, Not the seal.
    I do a fair bit of Drone patrolling along east Coast of Australia over the last 4years. Have a Passion for Sharks and there mannerisms and notice some Key indicators of their Behaviors. Interesting, never Bores me. Looking for opportunities to step it up.

  3. There was cloudy water between the seal and shark. Im sure that played a huge part in the shark catchn the seal. Dang, that was somethng else to see.

  4. true evidence that sharks dont hunt humans.. they just "bite-test" the "human object"..
    would a great white hunt a human, the damage would be deadly, even if the shark would release the human again.

  5. I am a scuba diver and once came face to face with a sea lion. I thought it was a shark at first. I just instantly stopped and did a 180 and so did the sea lion. Ive been to anacapa island and Catalina and all up and down the beaches and marinas in southern california and even in hawaii scuba diving and snorkeling and surfing and never seen a shark. I never do want to see one either.

  6. Have sympathy for the seal ? Hahahaha I thought it was cool as holy crud ! That was cool video I felt zero sympathy for the seal cuz what was the seal in the water doing.. Looking for fish to eat. Awsomly cool video…

  7. Let’s go hunt, doo doo doo doo doo doo

    Let’s go hunt, doo doo doo doo doo doo

    Let’s go hunt, doo doo doo doo doo doo

    Let’s go hunt!

  8. Why do we always have to say that they didn't feel a thing? I'm sure the seal felt a lot of pain, panick, and terror.

  9. That seal is a baby.. Just look at the size.. It's inexperienced, don't understand what the girl is talking crap about.. Clearly she knows not what happened

  10. Seals and sea lions can usually out maneuver white sharks. If they see it coming. This young seal definitely didn’t

  11. 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,,,,

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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…

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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 😉 😉

  18. 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.

  19. "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 😂

  20. "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.

  21. 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)

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