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These sharks got caught on film eating a dead sperm whale right before Shark Week begins. Coincidence? I think not!

Sharks are SMART, guys — they know how to swim, they know how to bite, and they know how to make great career moves. That's why I call them "the savviest suckers in the sea," and that is (I assume) why these sharks off of Australia let themselves get filmed right before Shark Week. There are plenty of fish in the sea to eat*, but these smart sharks chose to eat this putrid, rotting sperm whale now, during the peak of international shark awareness. Because if there's two things I know about sharks, it's that they keep very detailed calendars, and that they have a Hollywood-starlet-level awareness of when they should be seen by paparazzi.

Sources: h/t Time