What would have been a major trek for these invertebrates, became just a short boat ride away. The starfish were released 1km offshore.
CAPE TOWN - A frolic in the ocean has nearly turned deadly for hundreds of "starry-eyed" creatures.
Hundreds of these starfish washed up on the shore near Fish Hoek.
They ended up where they didn&39;t belong, and it was all hands on deck to help them get home.
But what made them stray so far from home?
* eNCA reporter Tanya Nefdt has more on this story. Watch the video in the gallery above.