VIDEO: Orca attacks boat in Alaska

ALASKA (WIVB) — Cell phone video out of Alaska captured part of what a man says is a wild encounter with a killer whale.

Victor Littlefield was salmon fishing when the orca wrapped itself in the boat’s anchor line before yanking it away.

He also says it rammed and slapped the side of the boat with its tail before finally swimming off.

Littlefield notified federal fishery experts, who say such attacks are extremely rare. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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