Select the search type
  • Site
  • Web
Search
Go Green banner ads

Published on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Shark Feeding Frenzy Capture By Aerial Drone

[AMAZING]

A drone shot ocean video captured by Tovi Sonnenberg, who was on vacation at the time, shows footage of a beautiful yet scary feasting activity where multiple sharks attempted to feed on a large school of fish during the month of August. This school of fish was gathered nearby the shore of the Hamptons on Long island, one of the most popular vacation locations in the United States.The fish are avoiding the shark attack by following a flocking behavior that makes it difficult, and almost impossible for the shark to capture just one fish. Therefore, instead of trying to focus on a specific fish, the sharks begin making random lunges in general directions of the high dense groups, hoping to grab something.

The incredible footage shows the sharks in their peak of attempts to capture their prey, and the large number of misses accumulated as the school of fish continued to implement their instinctual yet successful tactic. Although this footage is making headlines and drawing interest throughout the internet, scientists revealed that this feasting behavior is very commonly seen and has been increasing around this popular area. The sharks seen in the video are believed to be sandbar or dusky sharks, and the fish are Menhaden, which are both common in the North Atlantic Coast.

Rate this article:
No rating
Comments ()Number of views (220)

Author: AThompson

Categories: Blogs, Animals & Wildlife, Videos, Animals & Wildlife

Tags:

Print

Search Jobs

Calender

«November 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
30
1734

The Pelé of the Animal Kingdom

Watch as Triton, an enormous male lion at the Johannesburg zoo, shows off some amazing and surprising soccer skills!

Read more
311
1735

World's First Ocean Wind Farm

Check out this amazing video of the world's first ocean wind farm in Scotland. An exciting step forward towards a greener world!

Read more
2345
67
1739

Who Knew Lions Played Fetch?

We've all heard of dogs playing fetch with their owners before, but what about lions? This rescued lioness shows that any animal can have a playful spirit.

Read more
8
1742

New Protection for Endangered Sharks

The whale shark is one of the most graceful inhabitants of our planet's oceans. And now, it's finally getting the protection it deserves.

Read more
9
1740

Shocking Footage of Young Elephant Capture

This footage shows a young elephant being separated from its family and captured, most likely to be sent to a zoo in China. Shocking footage. 

Read more
10
1743

How Climate Change Is Affecting Our Health

Climate change is certainly a hot button issue that's widely debated. But its detrimental effects on our health cannot be denied or disputed.

Read more
1112
13
1744

Cute Panda Cubs Avoiding Bedtime

Nothing like a group of panda cubs to start your day off right! Watch as these cute panda cubs actively avoid settling down for the night.

Read more
14
1747

The Environmental Impacts of Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic water bottles are some of the most prolific forms of pollution known of today. But despite this fact, many people continue to use them.

Read more
15
1745

Bugs On A Microscopic Level

Have a look at this amazing TED talk on bugs seen through the lens of a microscope. A truly drastic change on our everyday perspective.

Read more
16
1748

How 'Leaning In' To Nature Can Be Good For Your Health

Humans have a natural connection to nature and, when that connection is embraced, there are a number of health effects that come along with it.

Read more
17
1746

Unexpected Animal Couples

This funny and heartwarming video shows that all of us, even a great dane and a deer, can find companionship in the unlikeliest of places.

Read more
1819
20212223242526
27282930123
45678910

Category

Categories

    Help Us Go Green
      
    Help Us Go Green