Emmett Blois is the owner and guide of Shubenacadie River Wranglers. He takes people from around the world on exhilarating tidal bore rafting tours –sharing information about the world’s highest tides, and pointing out local wildlife, such as eagles.
On May, 30 Emmett was out on the river with some tour guides and trainees when he spotted an injured eagle. It was washed away by the tidal bore and struggling in the water. Emmett safely pulled it from the water, wrapping it in a blanket for the 9km ride back to the River Wranglers lodge. He contacted Hope for Wildlife, which came to get the eagle and provide care. The story was picked up by multiple news outlets, as well as the Dodo (a website and social media company for animal lovers).
“The bald eagles on the Shubenacadie are a huge part in helping us deliver such great tours every day, so it was nice to be able to help one out when it needed a hand,” Emmett said on Facebook.
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