Gray seals snack on harbor porpoises

gray seal attacks harbor porpoise

In a first for science, an adult gray seal was spotted attacking a harbor porpoise off the coast of France in the English Channel on April 19, 2013. The seal first attacked from underneath the porpoise (a-c), then released its prey before making a second attack on the porpoise’s right side (d-f).

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