Mowi Canada West posts a video of an eagle and octopus caught in fight for life. Video: Mowi Canada West

Fish farmers save eagle from octopus

Mowi Canada West employees saved a bald eagle from a watery grave. A video shows employees at a farm site in British Columbia trying to free the eagle from an octopus.

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“Our staff at our Mahatta West farm in Quatsino rescued an eagle that had bitten off more than it could chew when it tried to catch an octopus”, read a Mowi Canada West Facebook post.

“They are used to seeing the wonders of nature around them on a regular basis, but they knew that this was a once in a lifetime experience. The octopus swam away unharmed and the eagle recovered on a branch for around 10 minutes before it flew away.”

Quatsino is a small settlement of under 100 people. It is located on Quatsino Sound in Northern Vancouver Island. The largest town in the region is Port Hardy which is located one hour away northeast by boat and vehicle.

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