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Can a killer whale eat a moose?

PREY: The orca is at the top of the marine food web. Their diet items include fish, squid, seals, sea lions, walruses, birds, sea turtles, otters, other whales and dolphins, polar bears and reptiles. They even have been seen killing and eating swimming moose. Humans are the only significant predators of orcas.

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Similarly, it is asked, is the killer whale a natural predator of the moose?

A natural predator of the Moose is the Killer Whale. They have been known to prey on moose swimming around America's Northwest Coast.

One may also ask, what can kill an orca? Bull Sperm Whales are simply too powerful, aggressive and unpredictable for orcas to take down. The orca pod spots the bull sperm whale and attempt to slash their teeth wherever they can, to kill it. The enraged bull whale rams into a couple of orcas (injuring or killing them), or slams its tail into them.

Similarly, you may ask, what is the natural predator of a moose?

KidZone Animals. Moose: Predators Predators include wolves, black bears and grizzly bears.

Can an orca kill a shark?

Orcas can kill the fastest species (makos) and the largest (whale sharks). In October 1997, a whale watch vessel near Southeast Farallon Island observed a young white shark swimming towards a pair of orcas that had earlier killed and partly eaten a sea lion. The whales killed the shark, and proceeded to eat its liver.

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