Travel bloggers Anna Karsten and her husband Matt often blog about their travels and adventures. And recently they shared an amazing video they filmed in the ice of Antarctica, where they witnessed a flock of predatory killer whales chasing their usual food – the penguin.
During an excursion in inflatable boats among floating icebergs in the Antarctic Gerlach Strait, they saw a flock of killer whales, which made a well-organized hunt for a penguin.
The bird darted from side to side, but the killer whales tightened their grip on the encirclement ring, moreover, obviously amusing themselves with the despair of the victim.
And then the penguin made an extraordinary decision – he jumped out of the water and tried to jump into one of the boats with tourists. But he did not reach the rescue ridge of the side a little and fell back into the water.
The tourists gasped, believing that the penguin was finished. But no – the camera now showed the chase of killer whales underwater and the bird’s second attempt to escape among people.
This time she jumped, although one of the tourists had to support the penguin with his hand. Among the people, the inhabitant of the South Pole felt quite comfortable, took strokes on the head, and then, when a flock of disappointed that the prey had left, the killer whales got away, jumped overboard and went to their nest.
The penguin jumped out of the water and hid in it again. The killer whales finally left him alone, and the penguin could quickly run away.