VIDEO: Blue sharks devour dolphin off Falmouth Bay
Blue sharks have been photographed devouring a dead dolphin off Falmouth Bay.
The trio of sharks were spotted by the crew and passengers onboard Free Spirit, run by AK Wildlife Cruises, which operates trips all year round.
The cruise firms Richard Hollis said he saw scores of playful common dolphins a few miles offshore, and then the crew spotted the dead dolphin and then the sharks.
He said: “ I always try and retrieve any dead marine mammals from offshore and bring them in for postmortem.
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“However, I was certainly not expecting to call out “There is a Shark’’ and not just one shark but three, taking it in turns to slowly and repeatedly feed and consume this recently dead common dolphin, right in front of us all.
As much as it was a gruesome sight to behold, it was also very unique and such a privilege to observe and witness, especially here in Falmouth Bay, Cornwall,’’ said Mr Hollis.