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Baby Sea Lion Wants Ride on Scuba Kayak off Coast of Redondo Beach in CA
Green_Achers - 3/06/2013 11:16 AM
Category: General
Replies: 8

Has anyone else had this problem while diving??? You get done and are minding your own business when out of the sea pops a sea pest and it won’t leave you alone! LOL

YouTube - Sea Lion Pup
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Green_Achers - 3/06/2013 11:17 AM
By the way, I have no inside info to this. Just something cool on YouTube.
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Greg - 3/06/2013 2:12 PM
That is sooo cute! The guy freaked out when it first jumped into his kayak :)

He said, "Hey little guy, you can’t stay up here."


The diver was sitting in the kayak with the sea lion! Then he called his wife from a phone in a water proof bag. He said he "looks really sad". He tried to push the sea lion off with an oar...but it just jumped back on and stayed with him all the way back to shore! The guy said it was probably because the baby sea lion was cold and needed to warm up.


How do we get that scuba diver on DiveBuddy?! Anyone know him?
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Greg - 3/06/2013 2:26 PM
http://www.pawnation.com/2013/02/25/baby-seal-lion-visits-scuba-diver/


Rick Coleman was just doing some night scuba diving off the coast of Redondo Beach, Calif., when he received an unexpected visit. A curious sea lion pup jumped onto Coleman’s kayak to take a look around. "Was there a shark in the area?" Coleman asked himself. "Was he cold? Or was he just playing around?" Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth and start asking a bunch of questions, Coleman. Understand the gift you’ve been given, the thing we all pray will happen whenever we get in the water. Don’t ask why - just make a new friend and know your life has been made awesome.
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Greg - 3/07/2013 7:03 AM
We found Rick and he is now on DiveBuddy!

http://divebuddy.com/profile.aspx?MemID=21377
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Rick_C - 3/13/2013 6:17 PM
Looks like my video is really starting to take off on YouTube. Numerous media outlets have picked up the story and yesterday I did two interviews and have another scheduled for tomorrow. Here’s a segment from The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer that aired yesterday:
http://www.cnn.com/video/?collection=The_Situation_Room&...ion-pup-stowaway.cnn
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Greg - 3/14/2013 11:42 AM
That’s awesome Rick! You are having your 15 mins of fame thanks to a baby sea lion.