Bite Force

A Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharia) demonstrates his tremendous bite force as he feeds on a Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) by consuming masses of the high-calorie whale fat. False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari    

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The Right Stuff…

The Right Stuff…

The Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) has made a strong recovery since it’s initial protection from hunting in 1935. The population dropped sharply in the 1960s due to heavy illegal poaching (wiping out nearly half of its remaining numbers) but since that was stopped the population has exhibited a healthy upward trend. From an estimated […]

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