Atonishing pics of an eight-ton Orca chasing bottlenose dolphin off the Mexican coast

Between Thorn Bushes and Claws

  • The dolphin was originally part of a small group swimming off the Mexican coast
  • But the others managed to get away – leaving it at the mercy of a whole pod of whales

By EMINE SINMAZ

With the setting sun just beginning to turn the sky pink, a killer whale leaps out of the ocean and soars into the air, spray cascading down in its wake.

It is a magnificent image. Except the whale’s dive has a purpose – the dolphin quivering 15ft below.

These astonishing photographs record the final act of a chase that lasted two hours, and ended with the dolphin trapped in the jaws of the eight-ton orca.

The dolphin was originally part of a small group swimming off the Mexican coast but the others managed to get away, leaving it at the mercy of a whole pod of whales.

Dramatic: This killer whale was pictured attacking a bottlenose dolphin off the Mexican coastDramatic: This killer whale was pictured attacking…

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