Watch: Great White Shark Feasts on Dead Whale
Great white sharks are one of nature's fiercest predators. They're often seen in photos and videos breaching the water to grasp prey in their toothy jaws.
Some great whites, however, prefer when their prey comes to them.
In video taken off the coast of southern California, researchers observed a great white shark feeding off the carcass of a dead humpback whale.
Poe works with various research organizations to collect biological samples and to outfit sharks with tags that monitor their migration and population size. He and a team from California State University Long Beach were at the site to study the dead humpback when a shark that they believe to be a female approached to scavenge on the carcass.
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