A Pilot Whale or two crossed my bow as I , once again, quietly kayaked toward Deadman's Island.
Pilot Whales are the second largest variety of porpoises. They are smaller only than Orcas (Killer Whales),
which are the largest variety of porpoises. Male Pilot whales can mature to 18 to 25 feet long and weigh
As I approached Deadman's Island, I was greeted by 25 or 30 harbor seals. They were MOST CURIOUS
about this "paddling, orange creature" !
The waters of the "greater" Puget Sound area currently sustain a population of between
30,000 to 33,000 harbor seals.
Once again, my journey to Deadman's Island was remarkable . . .
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