Sunday, December 28, 2014

Albatross Breeding Season Off Hawaii Equates to Easy Dinner for Tiger Sharks

Tiger shark attacks albatross chick
Albatross chick narrowly escapes tiger shark off Hawaii
National Geographic takes a look at the behavior of tiger sharks that gather on the western end of the Hawaiian islands for the albatross breeding season.

As the the young chicks begin to spread their wings and clumsily venture into the world of flight, they quickly become easy targets for lurking tiger sharks when their brief flights end in water landings.

Video posted by NatGeoWild and is 2:45 in length.
Photo is a video screenshot.

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