Scots fisherman captures unimaginable footage of killer whale pod cruising off the coast of Shetland

A SCOTS fisherman has captured an unimaginable video of a pod of killer whales that he noticed cruising off the coast of Shetland.

James Duthie was out on the waters surrounding the distant Scottish island earlier this month when the marine mammals popped up off the aspect of his boat.

The 33-year-old whipped out his digicam to seize the astonishing sight the as the whole pod gracefully dipped above and under the crashing waves in time with one another.

The clip reveals James’ boat coasting by means of the waves as a big flock of gulls circle overhead, seemingly scouting for fish and scraps.

There appeared to be a large number of the killer whales in the pod.
There gave the impression to be numerous the killer whales within the pod.

Within the water, three black and white orcas can abruptly be seen breaking by means of the floor and arching again under the waves one after one other.

These three are quickly adopted by one other 5 whales, making for a bunch of a minimum of eight animals making their journey throughout the uneven North Sea waters.

A number of members of the pod appear to be smaller than the others, probably being youthful calves following their mom.

James, from Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, shared the clip to social media on Sunday (12 NOV) with the caption: “Fishing off Shetland final journey. By no means seen so many killer whales.”

The clip has since acquired over 850 likes greater than 140 feedback from customers left in awe of the wonderful animals.

One stated: “Simply stunning … nothing on Earth like seeing orcas swim free”

One other commented: “Completely gorgeous. Thanks a lot for capturing and sharing this stunning second.”

A 3rd added: “Video is wonderful, very fortunate man you might be to see this excellent present… I’d like to have been there to see it.”

One other replied: “Wow that’s so stunning, I’d like to see it firsthand.”

A fourth wrote: “That’s unimaginable. What a sight.”

Orcas – or killer whales – might be discovered throughout the globe from Arctic or Antarctic waters to tropical oceans and reside in teams with complicated societies and social constructions.

Orcas are apex predators, and have a various weight-reduction plan consisting of fish, rays, sharks and marine mammals reminiscent of seals, dolphins and whales.


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