Great white sharks gorge on dead whale blubber

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 17:30 in Biology & Nature

By Becky OskinLiveScienceGreat white sharks feast together on dead whales, which are important food resources for the normally solitary predators, a new study finds.Drawn by wind-blown slicks of chemicals from decomposing flesh, great white sharks measuring up to 16 feet (5 meters) long gathered at floating carcasses near South Africa's Seal Island, gorging on blubber, researchers found during obs...    

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