Hunting in the sea: They’re hungry—and they’re working together to eat. Speeding like battleships toward a seal resting on ice, three orcas above rotate to their sides in unison. This momentum should create a large wave powerful enough to wash the seal off the ice—and into the orcas’ mouths. Watch:Animals Up Close with Bertie Gregory on Disney+
Stopping elephant poaching: A pyramid of elephant skulls stands as a memorial to the thousands of animals lost to poaching in southern Mozambique in the 2010s. Elephants are prized for their ivory, and their population has been recovering slowly—although few big tuskers remain.
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