VIRAL VIDEO Official criticizes family of girl grabbed by sea lion

Sea_Lion_Grabs_Girl

The family of a young girl seen, in a now viral video, being shockingly dragged into the water by a sea lion is being dragged by city authorities.

The video, which was posted on May 20 by a student who was on hand in the city of Steveston, British Columbia during the frightening ordeal, already has over 20 million views. Everything seems harmless enough in the clip as an adorable looking sea lion plays next to a dock. A young girl eventually sits on the side of the pier, when in the blink of an eye, the sea lion grabs her by the dress and pulls her under.

Robert Kiesman, chair of the Steveston Harbour Authority, was dumbfounded by the actions of the people seen in the viral video. Especially the young girl’s family:

“You wouldn’t go up to a grizzly bear in the bush and hand him a ham sandwich, so you shouldn’t be handing a thousand-pound wild mammal in the water slices of bread. And you certainly shouldn’t be letting your little girl sit on the edge of the dock with her dress hanging down after the sea lion has already snapped at her once.”

Kiesman wasn’t done either adding, “You can only spend so much time protecting people from their reckless behavior. We’ve now seen an example of why it’s illegal to do this and why it’s dangerous and frankly stupid to do this.”

sea-lion-grabs-girl-drags-underwater-video-14-5922ccd07c1f1__700

Reports indicate that in spite of the scare, the girl who was grabbed by the sea lion suffered no injuries and is doing well.


web
statistics


  • Bruja

    I laughed. It’s not like he was gonna eat her.

    Stop feeding the wild life, dolts.

    • I do the job from comfort of my apartment, via doing easy projects that takes from you a Desktop computer system and also web connection and Now I am more successful than ever before… After half a year during this career and also i acquired paid in whole Thirty six Thousand usd… Basically I acquire nearly 80 bucks/h and work for three to four hours time day-after-day.And amazing point with this task is the fact that you can organize time whenever you do the job and for how much time as you like and you acquire a check each and every week.>>>> VZTURL.COM/bnk55

  • Thoughts

    I mean he’s right… you can control the safety of your kid to an extent but you can’t control the animals

  • twelfthnight

    Just because it’s cute doesn’t mean it’s not dangerous. I feel bad for the kid because she didn’t know better but the parents should be a little more intelligent…

    • LoLo

      Exactly. Most parents I would hope would not let their kids near a wild animal. I used to get mad when strangers used to walk up to pet my large dog. Even though my dog never bit anyone you still should never walk up & pet a dog you don’t know. If my dog got spooked & bit you, then I might have to put him down.

  • ChelseaHouskasEyebrows

    He just said what everybody else is thinking.

  • Kimmayyy

    He’s totally right!