We’re All SCREWED: Sea Lions Have Started EATING Sharks!

Written by Gayne Young on November 4, 2015

By Gayne C. Young

Yep.

Nature’s gone crazy.

Sea Lions have started EATING sharks!

We're All SCREWED: Sea Lions Have Started EATING Sharks!

Photographer Slater Moore captured the above and below proof while aboard a whale-watching tour off the coast of Newport Beach in California last week.

Actually, this behavior isn’t that new.

We're All SCREWED: Sea Lions Have Started EATING Sharks!

Chris Lowe, director of the Shark Lab at California State University at Long Beach, told Hakai magazine “It’s pretty common here in California. California sea lions will kill five-foot-long leopard sharks. Over the course of one summer I watched one bull sea lion basically knock an entire aggregation of leopard sharks down to nothing.”

We're All SCREWED: Sea Lions Have Started EATING Sharks!

Oh.
That’s comforting.

 

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