Humpback whales protect other animals from killer whales, but…

Humpback whales protect other animals from killer whales, but nobody knows why. There are numerous documented cases of humpbacks actively seeking out orcas and sabotaging their attempts to hunt prey, sometimes literally carrying the victims to safety, but researchers aren’t sure why the whales would put themselves in such danger when it gives them nothing in return. source source1

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