Tag: hunting

Dec 18, 2014

Drone Captures Huge Pod of Humpbacks Feeding in Alaska

Drone Captures Huge Pod of Humpbacks Feeding in Alaska

A drone captures a large pod of Humpback Whales feeding in the pristine waters of Alaska. The aerial drone footage, captured by AkxPro, shows a seagull’s POV of the scene. The humpbacks are using a coordinated hunting technique known as ‘bubble net feeding’. They start by making incredibly high-pitched noises which drives the fish…

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Dec 5, 2014

Just an Owl Going for a Swim

Just an Owl Going for a Swim

Apparently this owl retreated to the water for a swim to escape two peregrine falcons. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an owl swimming before, but the form looks good! The video was taken at Loyola Park Beach in Rogers Park, Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Sep 24, 2014

Bold Mongoose Fends Off Four Lions

Bold Mongoose Fends Off Four Lions

Watch a mongoose fend off four lions in Kenya’s Maasai Mara. Attention honey badgers! A challenger has risen.

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Sep 10, 2014

Blue Heron Eats Gopher to Soothing Commentary

Blue Heron Eats Gopher to Soothing Commentary

Jessie Garza couldn’t figure out why a Blue Heron was hanging around his yard for the past week. Then on June 26, 2014 he discovered the reason. Huh! Some say Kathy still doesn’t care to this day.

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Aug 6, 2014

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

In 2013, a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a specially equipped REMUS ‘SharkCam’ underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild. The SharkCam was outfitted with six cameras: 5 mounted on the nose and one facing the rear of the vehicle. This gave scientists…

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Jun 26, 2014

How To Fool Baboons Into Revealing their Secret Water Supply

How To Fool Baboons Into Revealing their Secret Water Supply

Baboons always have a secret supply of water but getting them to reveal the location is another story. When the Machalahari people go hunting, water is scarce and knowing where a fresh supply is located is invaluable. This is a clip from the 1974 nature documentary Animals are Beautiful People. The film is about…

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May 7, 2014

How Foxes Hunt What They Can’t See

How Foxes Hunt What They Can’t See

How do you hunt for food when your prey is scurrying beneath a foot of snow? Well if you’re a sly red fox, you use your sensitive hearing and the magnetic North Pole to plot your trajectory. This clip is from the Discovery Channel television series North America

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