Sea lion jumps and drags young girl into water

A man jumped in and was able to rescue the girl while bystanders pulled them both out of the water.
3:00 | 05/22/17

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frightening video of a sea lion dragging a little girl into the water, and how she was rescued. Here's Eva pilgrim. Reporter: Tonight, the shocking moment. A sea lion jumps out of the water, grabbing a little girl, pulling her in. A man jumping in after her. Amazingly, able to rescue her in a matter of seconds. The little girl, shaken but alive. Moments before, the animal was wooing the crowd. Some of the visitors feeding it. At one point, it lunges up. The little girl laughs. But moments later, the sea lion lunged again, this time pulling her in. Oh, my god! I've never seen anything like that. Everyone was gasping, screaming, oh, my god, it was crazy. Reporter: Authorities, grateful no one was hurt. But say it serves as a warning, to everyone, do not feed wild animals. The video, going viral. It was the scare of a lifetime. Luckily, everyone here walking away. Eva pilgrim, ABC news.

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