Killer whale pod rallies around orca trapped in fisherman's net in British Columbia
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After a tense rescue effort, which involved the young orca being unable to surface for 12 minutes, it was finally freed and reunited with its family.

By Peninsula Daily News staff

A YOUNG KILLER whale is trapped in a fisherman's net near Port Hardy, B.C.

A pod of distressed whales cries out frantically as the youngster struggles to get free.

Sightseers aboard a whale-watching boat that arrives to help are stunned at what they see.

From CBC radio-TV in British Columbia: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/killer-whale-pod-rallies-around-orca-trapped-in-fisherman-s-net-1.2745023

Last modified: August 25. 2014 12:21PM
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