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It turns out, great white sharks are scared of something, too

It turns out, great white sharks are scared of something, too
Thursday 18
1:50 2019

Orcas have been observed on rare occasions to attack great white sharks. (Kike Calvo/AP) Jaws is afraid of Free Willy. A new study published in Nature this week demonstrated that when pods of orcas entered an area around South Farallon Island off the coast of San Francisco, the great white sharks in the area cleared out — and didn’t return for months. No ocean predator is more fearsome in the public imagination than the great white shark, but even they appear to steer clear of orcas, highly intelligent pack hunters that have been observed on rare occasions to attack great ...

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Summary: No ocean predator is more fearsome in the public imagination than the great white shark, but even they appear to steer clear of orcas, which have been observed on rare occasions to eat shark livers.

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