Orcastrated Attack?

“In the past few years, boaters have reported more than 500 interactions with orcas, which can include benign encounters such as bumping the vessel or a curious orca swimming around the boat. But in about 250 cases, the Orcas have done actual damage, including serious damage to about 60 vessels and the sinking of three boats.” So what gives? Are Orcas getting pissed that we’re overheating the oceans and filling them with microplastics? According to most experts, they’re probably just playing. WaPo (Gift Article): Are the orcas out to get us? What to know about recent attacks.

+ This strikes me as a classic NPR headline: Revenge of the killer whales? Recent boat attacks might be driven by past trauma.

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