If you like wildlife, the hunter-hunter interactions in wildlife documentaries will probably make you feel a bit disconnected. Even the most naughty of cats have cubs and they all get to eat, but no one really likes to see a cute little penguin limb torn off. A tourist boat taking pictures of wildlife in an iceberg on the Gerlache Strait in Antarctica recently caught in a scene where a pod of Orcas was chasing a lone penguin.
The miserable Vento clearly had no desire to die on that unfortunate day, although the incredible footage turned it around before embarking on one of the boats. The footage captured by travel blogger Matt Kirsten and his partner, who were aboard a zodiac boat along the Gerlache Strait. The couple first spotted the deadly whales, apparently ready their close-up, drowned in Kirsten’s underwater camera. Curious cetaceans soon confused by the arrival that could create just one canopy for this huge marine mammal: the gentoo Penguin.
As a result, the chase saw Pod Penguin chase as he zipped into the boats, often running out of water. In one of the above water retrievals, gentoo seems to have decided that it is a safe place within its reach if it can only combine with its target, but a dinghy. Unfortunately, his first attempt ended with the rubber-cum-trampoline pushing the boat into the sea rather than funky penguins. Unselected, Penguin gives Lip a second shot and makes it ship with the slightest help from any concerned spectator.
It is unnecessary to interact with wildlife when you are out on the field (being close to wildlife can have bad consequences for you as well as for them), but in the heat of the moment, many may find themselves sympathetic to Lil’s man’s origins. “It was crazy to watch it in person. It was like watching a national geographic episode of the location,” Karsten Kennedy told News Media. I imagined that the penguin had moved away.
“Orcas followed the zodiac boat for a while. They finally left the penguin safely with his new friends. After a short journey, the penguin said goodbye to the boat and returned to the ice water.” Another boat recently found itself at the center of a similar drama in Australia, as the whale-watching boat has become a tool for fighting between the humpback whale and 15 orcas. Despite a long and choreographic effort to immerse the whale, orcas became a great combat strategist using the tail slap to effectively order, ending the ordeal’s surprise.