Skip to comments.Pics of Orca playing in the wake of yacht
Posted on 09/18/2012 8:56:49 AM PDT by jwsea55
Extraordinary pictures of orca surfing the wake of a boat off the coast of Mexico show the marine mammals playing in jet bubbles and chasing down a yacht.
A fishing company from Loreto, Mexico, runs charters off the Baja Coast. Cast n Reel owner Ashley Ross said it was magical to be able to snap the shots they did about a month ago.
As far as we know this is the first time orcas have surfed the wake of a boat here in Loreto.
They never played so closely to us. They usually keep their distance until we turn the engines off. Then they circle the boat and even swim underneath, she said.
The Orcas that we find here are magical. To see them so happy in their natural state is priceless.
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“These are some pretty amazing pics!”
Unless you’re a seal!
Sure, it’s all fun and games, until Shamu decides it’s meal time and he wants some leg of man.
My second close call. Whew! I’m ok, though. Thanks for asking. ;-)
that one is just aweful.
But, where have you guys been hiding “I am not a Mod”?
We need proof of life!
I once went fishing at this exact location. In a small little fishing boat, not much longer than this orca. I had no idea these guys were out there swimming around!
They don’t call them Playful Whales or Fun-Loving Whales. They call them Killer Whales for a reason.
“Hello there”, replies I am not a Mod, standing limply in between two mods, who seem to be propping him up, Weekend at Bernie’s style. ;-)
Thanks for sharing!
I’m afraid that all I have to hand over is my coffee.
And that would be a bad idea.
No telling what would happen if anyone actually drank that stuff.
Ok, that’s enough fun, back in the closet you go! Hey, Lead Mod? Wanna give me a hand here?
“Lead” has been invoked!
*Strange Lovecraftian chanting is heard from somewhere, until someone shuts off the TV showing “The Voice”*
Everything that eats kills SOMETHING!
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