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Watch orcas hunting sea lions near Prince Rupert

The YouTube video shows a pod of orcas hunting sea lions near a sportfishing boat on Wednesday near Prince Rupert B.C.

Travis Twizell and Kim Lundberg live in Prince George, but they recently decided to take their kids on a trip to Prince Rupert to do some whale-watching. What they didn't know was it is the off-season, and they couldn't find a tourism operator to take them out on the water.

Eventually they found a private operator who warned them they may not see anything.

Instead, they had a rare close encounter- a group of sea lions came up to their boat, followed by a group of orcas. Kim says they idled for about two hours, and the sea lions were so close you could reach out and touch them. 

Things got really exciting when the boat started moving, and that's where this video begins. We'll let you see for yourself (warning: there is some profanity at the beginning of the video):
 

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