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Man will bring fake orca to Astoria to try to scare off sea lions on docks, “I just put two and two together”

A fake orca is headed for the Port of Astoria next month — in yet another attempt to scare off hundreds of sea lions that have been lounging on the docks, preventing boaters from using them. The 32-foot-long fiberglass orca was suggested as a deterrent worth trying by its owner, Terry Buzzard of Bellingham, Washington. The 73-year-old built the fake killer whale about 12 years ago to pull along in parades to promote his business, Island Mariner Whale Watching Cruises. But when a friend recently shared photos of the California sea lions,,, Read the rest here 11:54