Orcas spotted attacking gray whales near Morro Rock (video)

The TribuneMay 10, 2014 

A pod of killer whales was spotted on Thursday, May 8, 2014, off the coast of Morro Bay, where they attacked and killed a juvenile gray whale. Read more: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2014/05/09/3058019/killer-whale-morro-bay-photos.html#yt | Video by Aprille Lipton For more SLO County videos, subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/SanLuisObispoTribune The Tribune is the leading news organization in San Luis Obispo County. We've been providing our community with news and information about California's Central Coast for 145 years — and counting! Visit us at SanLuisObispo.com.


— If something interesting or unusual happens in Morro Bay, Mike Jones is usually there with his cameras to document the occasion.

But Jones, who owns the Azhiaziam surf and clothing store, had never seen anything like the wildlife show he witnessed Thursday.

"Someone came in and said, 'There's a bunch of killer whales feeding off a dead gray whale,'" Jones recalled.

After finding an available friend with a boat, they were soon out to sea, where roughly a mile from Morro Rock, Jones saw a pack of orcas and two whales -- a mother and a calf.

The orcas appeared to be herding the baby away from the mother.

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