You're Not A Horrible Person If You Root For The Shark Instead Of The Seal. Here's Why

October 2, 2014 12:33 PM

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You're Not A Horrible Person If You Root For The Shark Instead Of The Seal. Here's Why

Predation isn't pretty, and it's hard to root for the predator when the prey is something cute and cuddly, like a little bunny or a baby seal. It all just seems so unfair. (Scroll down for a look at some gruesome images if you're unsure...)

"Native prey species have co-evolved with native predators, so there is a fine balance between them...where the prey have a good chance of avoiding or escaping the predator," Dr. Mike Letnic, a professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of New South Wales in Australia, told The...

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