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Hot Clicks: Diver nearly gets attacked by sea lion & it's all caught on video!

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This sea lion tried to attack a diver who was spearfishing off the coast of Santa Barbara. This sea lion tried to attack a diver who was spearfishing off the coast of Santa Barbara.

KHQ - A diver off the coast of Santa Barbara was spearfishing when a school of sea lions swam up to him. At first, he thought they were just curious but out of nowhere, one tried to attack him. The man luckily had quick reflexes and was able to hit the sea lion with his spearfishing gun. The whole thing was caught on his GoPro camera.

Sea lions don't typically attack humans but they can get aggressive and territorial. Swimmers and divers are advised to stay 50 yards away from them.

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