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Sea lions, humpback whales share meal in Monterey Bay video

Humpback whales feed alongside hundreds of sea lions

Drone video captures humpback whales feeding with 1,000 California sea lions off Monterey.
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Drone video captures humpback whales feeding with 1,000 California sea lions off Monterey.

A drone captured quite a scene in the Pacific Ocean.

In video taken by Jason Berring Jr. of Monterey Bay Whale Watch, about 1,000 California sea lions share their mealtime with two humpback whales a few miles north of Monterey Harbor.

The sea lions have a hunting method: They all surface and then dive simultaneously to herd anchovies, Monterey Bay Whale Watch reports.

The whales capitalize on the sea lions’ technique, catching thousands of anchovies at a time in their mouths, the groups says.

Although it’s quite a sight to behold, it is not an uncommon interaction in the Monterey Bay.

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