Even the most fearsome predators can share—if there's enough to go around.
In the first footage of its kind, an aerial drone has captured two 10-foot tiger sharks and a 13-foot saltwater crocodile scavenging a dead whale. It's also the first known record of the reptile feasting on a whale. (Watch an incredible bird's-eye view of a shark feeding frenzy.)
In September 2017, a charter company encountered a nearly 50-foot humpback carcass floating off Kimberley, in western Australia. A crew member deployed a drone and posted the video to social media, where shark expert Austin Gallagher spotted it—and knew he'd found something unique.
A dead whale is a smorgasbord for many marine animals, drawing diverse species that may