They don't call them killer whales for nothing. In National Geographic
's Killer Whales: Wolves of the Sea
, narrated by the great David Attenborough, you'll see pods of these great beasts work together to capture prey, much like their distant cousins the wolves. Incredible close-up footage of orcas playing, learning to hunt, practicing, and making their kills all across the globe brings them to life as never before. Do they really launch themselves onto the shore to grab a hapless snack? See for yourself--and gain a vivid appreciation for their appetites and skills. While your jaw drops at their fearsome agility, you'll also be learning about their migratory and other behaviors from scientists who observe them daily and strive to increase our understanding of their needs for survival. They may not be as cute and cuddly as you once thought, but thanks to Killer Whales: Wolves of the Sea
, they will certainly earn your respect. --Rob Lightner
Throughout every ocean on earth, killer whales are the masters of the sea. Like wolves on land, these fearsome predators often hunt in packs, working together to snare their next meal. You'll journey around the globe to see their extraordinary hunting techniques in action. Plunge beneath the waves to watch the whales round up schools of herring, which they stun with flicks of their powerful tails. Discover the whales "playing with their food" - tossing their prey around in a frenzied game that hones their hunting skills. And witness the amazing spectacle of these huge whales hurling themselves onto the beach to snatch their unsuspecting prey. You'll gain a new appreciation for these magnificent creatures as you come face-to-face with KILLER WHALES: WOLVES OF THE SEA.