Bloodthirsty great white sharks tear apart whale carcasses in horror photo

An adult humpback whale can weigh around 40 tons – far more meat than an adult great white shark would consume in a year, which is about 12 tons

A trio of great white sharks were spotted tearing up a floating whale carcass.

The deceased humpback whale was an easy target for the predators that located the giant mammal off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts on Wednesday. reported the Daily Star.

The whale is like the “biggest hodgepodge” for a shark, said Peter Corkeron of the Kraus Marine Mammal Conservation Program at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life.

An adult humpback whale can weigh around 40 tons – far more meat than an adult great white shark would consume in a year, which is about 12 tons.







Horror photo shows 3 bloodthirsty great white sharks feasting on a whale
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Picture:

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On Tuesday, NOAA Fisheries New England/Mid-Atlantic informed supporters of a call it made with the Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket to a decomposing 40-foot whale.

The US Coast Guard has also been deployed to help gather data on the mysterious death.







Horror photo shows 3 bloodthirsty great white sharks feasting on a whale
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Picture:

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Sharktivity App)

NOAA wrote, “While these are always sad occasions, it is important to learn as much as possible about each death so we can better understand the whales in our area.

“There is an ongoing Unusual Mortality Event (UME) for humpback whales along the Atlantic coast. At this time, we have no single cause for these deaths, although some were struck by ships.”

Another great white was sighted off the coast of Nantucket Monday when a harbor seal was mauled just off Great Point.

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