Subject: Re: whales, sharks, crocodile prey

Tom Ford (tjfketos@devo.ultranet.com)
Sat, 14 Dec 96 16:06:42 -0500

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>Dear Ask a Scientist,
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>I love WhaleNet!
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>Do crocodiles eat sharks or do sharks eat crocodiles? Do sharks
>eat whales or baby whales or do whales eat sharks? Are sharks prey
>for the killer whale? 
>
>Tage Kelkar, age 5 1/2
>
Crocodiles are seagoing animals and when they are small could be easily 
taken by a small shark.Sharks do eat dead whales and smaller whales 
dolphins and porpoises. The only whales that have been known to hunt and 
eat sharks are killer whales. Orca do not have shark on their regular 
menu.

                                       Dr. Tom Ford