Photo: Giant Whale Thieves Caught on Video -- A First



New underwater videos have finally revealed how sperm whales (above, a pod of sperm whales off Guam on June 15, 2001) steal cod from fishing lines off Alaska, a new study says.

The massive mammals pluck the fishing line at one end to free the tasty fish at the other end—similar to shaking apples from a tree, scientists say.Photograph by Chris Bangs/AP Photo/Guam Variety News


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