A Man Among Orcas - Wildlife Documentary

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  • Published on Jun 3, 2017
  • Enduring raging winds and icy waters with minimal protection, he enters the intimacy of elephant seals and orcas using clever ethological analyses and gets them used to his presence. Then comes the extraordinary: meet a man who communicates with penguins with body language, calms young seals and turns them into live pillows, lies underwater with 8 ton orcas or mature male seals...
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  • JIMMY
    JIMMY 5 hours ago

    Awesome Video! Please post more ?

  • Shane Berry
    Shane Berry 9 hours ago

    25:48 “MOVE, BITCH!”

  • gasmoneykidd
    gasmoneykidd 18 hours ago

    Felt Like Dragonheart, I'll Call It Orcaheart

  • Kevin G
    Kevin G Day ago

    I think it is funny that it is a documentary not just about nature, but about a guy doing a documentary about nature. A crew filming a guy filming wildlife. Just thought it was cool.

  • Bruno Monteiro
    Bruno Monteiro Day ago

    25:47 poor penguin

  • Froosi Froosii
    Froosi Froosii Day ago

    Thumbs up thanks for sharing
    Amazing Video
    Peace

  • vidviewer100
    vidviewer100 2 days ago

    amazing thank you

  • JinGwee
    JinGwee 2 days ago

    this documentary gets my seal of approval.

  • GJBeck Productions
    GJBeck Productions 2 days ago +1

    life changing! as a film maker and animal lover this doc is inspiring and as an adventurer this makes me want to step my game up ! Great stuff thanks for sharing!

  • UFOz NoJoke
    UFOz NoJoke 2 days ago

    Voice over narration by the people who brought you Peppa Pig

  • namethatisnottakenyo

    Somehow it started out as being a documentary about orcas but ended up being more about elephant seals... Good video either way though.

  • Chris jT
    Chris jT 2 days ago

    The camera crew guys are freaking hard ass workers. This is one hell of a job they're doing!

  • Greiguci Wootchie
    Greiguci Wootchie 3 days ago +2

    The amount of people eaten by killer whales in the wild? ZERO

  • Greiguci Wootchie
    Greiguci Wootchie 3 days ago +1

    13m was wonderful.

  • Juan
    Juan 3 days ago

    Pause at 11:07 for mysterious blue streak.... Aliens confirmed.

  • Just Jones
    Just Jones 3 days ago

    13:48 "What do I really represent to these super predators?"
    Er. . . An Appetiser! :-)

  • 都是纸老虎美帝

    Great job~Where is this documentary taken?

  • Jaskaran Singh
    Jaskaran Singh 4 days ago

    This is very wholesome. It brings me peace

  • four ways to get rich

    You're either stupid or evil to think allowing any human to interfere with nature and nature's habitat is good in any way...rot in hell and in your miserable lives...make sanctuary sanctuary and sacred..

  • Damsko King
    Damsko King 4 days ago

    Basterds throwing dynamite to orca's, all these bosses of these companies should be throw in the sea.

  • Who The Hell Is Harvy

    I love animals and love nature, but my god elephant seals are fucking ugly.

  • Wally Walrus Jones
    Wally Walrus Jones 5 days ago

    Some people have it and then their are those who don,t and this guy definatly has it. Great Documentary.

  • Joseph Lemm
    Joseph Lemm 5 days ago

    25:44 lmaooo the penguin just got ran over by a three ton seal and was like wtf and got back up. those are some compact little guys

  • Repeat Offender
    Repeat Offender 5 days ago

    Wow those seals are huge when he was with the orcas was crazy he must have a bad back with balls so big

  • Rimuru tempest
    Rimuru tempest 5 days ago

    this man is an alpha male take notes

  • Lalita amor
    Lalita amor 5 days ago

    Great documentary I enjoyed the ending

  • John Smith
    John Smith 5 days ago +2

    41:05 I would never be able to be on a wild life documentary crew, I think after a minute of listening to that baby seal cry I would break and be well on my way to putting some fish in a blender to feed him a bottle of fish smoothie milk and then take him home to be my water dog... actually now that I think of it a seal would be a sweet pet, someone needs to get on domesticating seals. They can get around on land ok, they bark, i feel like a seal would almost be better than a guard dog (no ones going to fuck with the insane guy using elephant seals as guard dogs). And instead of just going for a boring normal walk, you take your seal on a leash to the beach and go snorkeling, or he could pull you on a tube or kayak, or could be like a hunting dog for going spear fishing, and they live longer a wild harbor seal lives 25 to 30 years in the wild so well over 30 I would think under human care... how has no one thought of this?

    If I didn't live in the mid-west where both the east and west coasts are over 1000 miles away I would be all over creating a domesticated breed of seal, I guess we have otters though... ugh not really as good as seals, I would need like a sled team of 10 otters to pull my kayak, plus the Mustelids are the most untrustworthy mammals in the world, they're all a bunch of weasels

  • Millio
    Millio 5 days ago

    song at 32:15? sounds like Pink Floyd

  • Nesa J
    Nesa J 6 days ago +2

    Absolutely beautiful, very engaging

  • Tom Fisher
    Tom Fisher 6 days ago +1

    That Elephant Seal just might be bigger than a Blue-Whale @ 0:33 😁😁😁

  • Farman Shah Alwi
    Farman Shah Alwi 6 days ago +1

    Awesome documentary!!

  • Anthony Hewitt
    Anthony Hewitt 6 days ago

    Lol the 1st 5 seconds of this documentary was alwready feeding bullshit. Killer whales was the english translation from the original name WHALE KILLERS. they are dolphins

  • Lutz Rieken
    Lutz Rieken 6 days ago

    Half Brain sleeps half awake ... Orkas are Space Marines

  • Joe Felony
    Joe Felony 6 days ago +3

    Unbelievable this was, so amazing. Informative, humorous, emotional and very captivating. I’m thankful for the filmmakers, especially the main guy swimming with the orca’s. This might have been the most amazing video I’ve even seen. THANK YOU!

  • Fun Fanatic
    Fun Fanatic 7 days ago +2

    Awww, so cute, those baby elephant seals accepting him like that!

  • itsRHINOTIME
    itsRHINOTIME 7 days ago

    Is there any other predator in the world that could kill us but doesn’t?

  • William Capper
    William Capper 8 days ago

    what's the song at 32:17

  • William Capper
    William Capper 8 days ago

    what the song @32.17

  • Kai Zhi
    Kai Zhi 8 days ago

    Those birds looking around when he set up tent is so cute......

  • JoSE FIGUEROA
    JoSE FIGUEROA 8 days ago

    11:07 flashing light Coming out of the sea

  • Con Stance
    Con Stance 8 days ago +1

    Something about the orca i love❤

  • J Gomes
    J Gomes 9 days ago +1

    HOLLY SHIT take me next time!!!!!! OMG NO WORDS!!!!

  • Sheryl Menke
    Sheryl Menke 9 days ago +1

    Only GOD could create something like these animals and the way the survive. Certainly not Evaluation... hugs

  • Taka Konobe
    Taka Konobe 10 days ago +1

    This dub is hilarious

  • Carolina Uresti
    Carolina Uresti 10 days ago +2

    Beautiful documentary 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

  • Klaissa Marcey
    Klaissa Marcey 10 days ago

    We should feed them humans like lifers in prison like rapists and killers poor seals

  • Alonza Burns
    Alonza Burns 10 days ago

    Orcas are the badass bikers of the sea it seems.

  • X ? X
    X ? X 10 days ago +1

    26:33 man almost got crushed...

  • HonigKlaus
    HonigKlaus 11 days ago +1

    Just beautiful

  • Sharon Seach
    Sharon Seach 11 days ago +1

    Once you swim with wild Orca, you can die happy.....

  • Holyshades
    Holyshades 11 days ago +2

    I couldn't help but just keep smiling.

  • eyeless jack
    eyeless jack 12 days ago +1

    ITS a good thing there in the ocean/HOME❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • hosebeelion
    hosebeelion 12 days ago

    “FiRsT rUlE oF dOcUmEnTiNg NaTuRe Is To NeVeR iNtErVeNe”


    Proceeds help a beached orca

  • Matt Dubya
    Matt Dubya 12 days ago

    43:50 dude your a phuckin psyyyycho!! balls of an orca you have ! lol

  • Leduar Acosta
    Leduar Acosta 13 days ago +1

    Absolutely beautiful and that’s how we human should be with animals

  • B C
    B C 13 days ago +1

    Absolutely amazing.

  • Karen Wheatley
    Karen Wheatley 13 days ago +1

    Absolutely incredible.

  • Assyla oalina
    Assyla oalina 14 days ago +1

    I truly love this documentary.
    I envy you for the peacefulness you experience.
    Living in the heaven on Earth...
    Thanks for this

  • Carolyn Rose
    Carolyn Rose 15 days ago +1

    Whos photographing the photographer?

  • sevenrats
    sevenrats 16 days ago

    That these animals don't attempt to eat a human in the water is actually incredible. Why not? It makes no sense at all. We're obviously edible. They eat so many other animals, warm blood animals too. Why not humans? Do they somehow sense sentience and intelligence? They owe us nothing. How do we repay their true act of respect? We trap them, steal their babies, lock them in concrete tanks and make them perform stupid tricks and we slaughter them. Humanity has been improving but we really need to step it up and close down those amusement parks.

  • Merlinda Mahinay
    Merlinda Mahinay 16 days ago +1

    The baby seals were adorable😍😍.

  • hankyboy42594
    hankyboy42594 16 days ago +1

    The penguins flying through the kelp fields was an awesome shot! (30:35)

  • Summer PH
    Summer PH 16 days ago +1

    Am I the only one who cried when the baby seal played with this man in the sea. They are friendly

  • Jarrad James
    Jarrad James 16 days ago

    there is no way that orca saved by the people is the same one as an adult. That one died like 3 months after it was saved when it did something else stupid and no one was there to save it.

  • Grapehunter420
    Grapehunter420 17 days ago

    This kinda reminds me of that Godzilla movie, the one in like 14 where you see Godzilla like 35% of the time.

  • Grapehunter420
    Grapehunter420 17 days ago

    26:00 Sakura trying to stop naruto and sasuke rasengan chidori clash

  • Grapehunter420
    Grapehunter420 17 days ago

    25:50 move bitch get out the way.

  • Dennis Jasperse
    Dennis Jasperse 17 days ago

    Oh my goodness I I thought they were taught to do tricks at SeaWorld my bad they actually exist in the wild

  • Ren V
    Ren V 17 days ago

    Seals are exactly like dogs...

  • dunski13 13
    dunski13 13 17 days ago

    10:43 COME AT ME BRO!

  • Big Worm
    Big Worm 18 days ago

    Poor baby seal pup wish I could help him out

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago

    🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣that elephant seal is like what the fuck you looking at

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago

    Ha thats funny to think about the young orca goes back to the pod and says momma weird land creatures saved me by pushing me back in

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago

    Thats funny momma orca is like stay away from that freaky thing they dont reallly know what humans are this guy has huge steel balls for getting that close to the orcas

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago

    What kind of asshole throws dynamite at orcas those people should me made to walk the plank

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago +1

    Orcas are like hey you want to fish in our ocean then you got to share the fish

  • Jarlaxle Banre
    Jarlaxle Banre 18 days ago

    Orcas top of the food chain

  • Steven Murphy
    Steven Murphy 19 days ago

    0:33 geeez that elephant seal looks 40+ feet! Lol

  • Michael Ford
    Michael Ford 19 days ago +3

    Gods great Earth is truly amazing. The beauty and processes of the animal kingdoms is truly a spiritual experience.

    • H4I2I2EE
      H4I2I2EE 18 days ago

      Why would a god design a system where his creations have to suffer a violent death?

  • Border Music
    Border Music 20 days ago

    47:37 lol that whale pulled up like I see u fucking with the enemies

  • Cheerio Totoro
    Cheerio Totoro 21 day ago

    Their squeaks are so cute aw

  • IAP BART
    IAP BART 21 day ago

    A real initiation experience

  • Brown Clown
    Brown Clown 21 day ago

    Orcas, I simply love them. I would love to see one in the wild close up. I would be nervous however. Never observed one in my life, for sure on my bucket list.

  • Gabrielle Xx
    Gabrielle Xx 21 day ago +1

    But when the seals welcomed him, played with him and let him use them as pillows, my heart warmed up

  • Gabrielle Xx
    Gabrielle Xx 21 day ago

    That poor orphaned seal😭😭

  • Joe Piervincenti
    Joe Piervincenti 21 day ago

    It is fascinting to see how we move closer and closer to other creatures of the Earth. One can only wonder what our relationship to other mammals may be far in the future. I wish I could still be here to see that. ;-)

  • TheRealArrendondo
    TheRealArrendondo 21 day ago +1

    That vast underwater darkness is so scary to me

  • *David Laid & Jeff Seid*
    *David Laid & Jeff Seid* 22 days ago +1

    00:34 what the fuck how big was this seal I never saw that in my life

  • Aquarius
    Aquarius 22 days ago

    Orcas are not to be fucked with but as long as you respect them and keep your distance, they're a beautiful scenario to witness.

  • Magindeed
    Magindeed 22 days ago

    Why do Killer Whales make the cutest noises? Ironic

    • Mariah
      Mariah 22 days ago +1

      Magindeed They weren’t called killer whales till poachers and other humans along those lines started calling ORCAS that. There is NO reported cases that ORCAS hurt any human in the wild. Perhaps for another reason they’re called killer whales is because well obviously they’re predatory animals, and what do they kill? Primarily seal and fish.

  • sarah
    sarah 23 days ago

    baby penguins are just so adorable

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    Hi, Always remember to repent and have faith on The Lord Jesus Christ

  • flameout12345
    flameout12345 23 days ago

    @0:34 godzilla's are real

  • Rob Roberts
    Rob Roberts 23 days ago +1

    OMG the seal is such a sweety. It looked at him with a happy but curious face. Pretty awesom how she knew the killer was near by.

  • Rob Roberts
    Rob Roberts 23 days ago

    " Parents of teenagers understand why animals eat their young"

  • Thuddy Waters
    Thuddy Waters 23 days ago

    14:14 How the hell can an elephant seal dive deeper than an orca?

  • amy djaini
    amy djaini 24 days ago +1

    No great white shark here. The orcas are so powerful

  • amy djaini
    amy djaini 24 days ago

    That pup 😢😢😢

  • Jose Montano
    Jose Montano 24 days ago

    Excellent I enjoyed this video very much

  • kurtis howard
    kurtis howard 24 days ago

    I never get over the fact that Orca's don't attack us .Its more than them not seeing us as prey.