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Video: Orcas hunting in crystal clear shallows Photo

Video: Orcas hunting in crystal clear shallows

When Jack Preston took his drone out for only the second time, he did not expect to find Orcas hunting in the crystal clear shallows around the Mercury Islands in New Zealand. The Orcas of this area hunt stingrays in the shallows collectively, one whale pulling a stingray out from a hiding spot and another fully biting it.

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Video: 18 foot Great White Shark Photo

Video: 18 foot Great White Shark

Earth Touch’s Wild Oceans page has posted a video featuring an 18-foot great white shark swimming in Guadalupe, Mexico. The shark is named Mystery and is a well known visitor to the island. The video was filmed by Jimi Partington.

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Video: Earth Touch Wild Oceans file clam Photo

Video: Earth Touch Wild Oceans file clam

The latest Earth Touch video for their sea life themed Wild Oceans series features a file clam. The little critter is a bivalve, and uses jet propulsion to move it through the water. The video was filmed by Mark Thorpe.

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Video: Feather Duster Worms Emerge Photo

Video: Feather Duster Worms Emerge

In Earth Touch’s Wild Oceans channel, Mark Thorpe has captured some lovely footage of feather duster worms (Sabellidae sp.) emerging from their tubes in order to feed. The worms have a plume of feeding appendages known as radioles that capture plankton in the water around the animal.

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Earth Touch: Fish out of water Photo

Earth Touch: Fish out of water

Earth Touch News has published their latest video in the Wild Oceans portion of their video library. This week features mudskippers, fish that can venture out of the water and do some cool stuff.

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Video: Argonaut aggregation near the surface Photo

Video: Argonaut aggregation near the surface

Earth Touch News has shared an incredibly rare video of an aggregation of female argonauts, also known as paper nautilus, close to the surface on their Wild Ocean channel. These creatures appear to be very similar to chambered nautilus, but in fact more closely resemble bottom dwelling octopus. Encounters with these animals are very uncommon, and to see a grouping like this is spectacular. (Image from Shutterstock)

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