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Bobcat
08-24-2016, 01:16 PM
They weren't called Killer Whales for nothing.

There's a bit of language, about what you would expect from a boatful of people when a seal joins them


https://youtu.be/beZvsgqbMMQ

CWSmith
08-24-2016, 02:06 PM
Wow! That takes my words away. That's amazing!

wizbang 13
08-24-2016, 03:47 PM
French speakers!

Bobcat
08-24-2016, 04:14 PM
That is one smart seal

skuthorp
08-24-2016, 04:19 PM
Young seal. Those Orcas sure knew where lunch had gone.

Kevin T
08-24-2016, 04:24 PM
That is one smart seal

And lucky too!

John B
08-24-2016, 05:54 PM
As I said somewhere else. I have friend who did that when a 3 metre bronze whaler came up behind her on the swmiming ladder.
Should a seen her move. 3 eights and a nine for the landing.

Kevin T
08-24-2016, 10:20 PM
They're freaking killer "whales," I think if they missed a meal or two, they'd survive. Ever see a guy 200 pounds overweight miss a meal and instantly kick the bucket? No? I figgered! (tm Glen L)

Oh, welcome back from banned camp Paul G

goodbasil
08-24-2016, 11:40 PM
This has happened before. Same area of Pacific. About 20 years ago, I remember the CTV report. Orca chasing a seal around, the seal leaped right into the cockpit.


This one had 3/4 after it. You'd think they'd rock the boat. I remember a story of a pod rocking an ice field down in Antartica to get a Leopard seal.
And remember "Survive the Savage Sea"? They sunk his boat.