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Humpback whale survives 4-hour attack by gang of orcas – Livescience.com

The orcas took his dorsal fin, but not his life.

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Whale watchers in Australia witnessed a rare sight last week: Two pods of orcas ganged up on and attacked a healthy young humpback whale. 
The whale, a 2- to 3-year-old male, survived the onslaught, though he lost his dorsal fin, according to the Sydney Morning Herald

“We knew we were witnessing something significant,” Gemma Sharp, the co-owner of Whale Watcher Australia, who was present during the attack on Feb. 17, told the newspaper. “The orca were in full-on attack mode and the humpback was…

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