Boat captain breaks up potential battle between orcas, deer
Captain of a whale watching boat stepped in to assist a wayward deer that swam dangerously close to a pod of orcas on the weekend.
A group of whale watchers were out on a Prince of Whales zodiac boat off East Sooke Park Sunday when they spotted what looked like a tree branch in the water.
The boat moved closer and discovered it wasn’t a tree, but the antlers of a deer trying to make its way across.
The boat’s captain also noticed a pod of transient orcas lurking nearby at the same time. read more