A group of sperm whales were observed releasing a large amount of feces, or “poop,” in an apparent defense mechanism against a hunting party of orcas. This behavior, known as “fecal defense,” is a rare and fascinating tactic used by sperm whales to protect themselves and their young. The incident was captured on video and sheds light on the complex and intelligent behaviors of these marine mammals.

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