Ottawa, Canada (Web Desk): A video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada’s West Coast went viral.

It happened in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb when some people started feeding the animal breadcrumbs.

The sea lion pops up toward the girl as bystanders laugh. Then she sits by the pier’s edge.

The massive mammal grabs her dress in an instant and pulls her into the water as people scream.

Fortunately, the girl was saved by a man who jumped in the water .

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