A California man thought he would die when he fell off his fishing boat and into the frigid Pacific Ocean â€” but a friendly harbor seal showed up in the nick of time and helped get him to safety.
Scott Thompson, a sea urchin diver, blamed a lapse in judgment for the mishap that sent him falling off his boat into the Santa Barbara Channel in the middle of the night last month.
â€œI thought to myself, â€˜Great, this is how Iâ€™m going to die. Today is the day Iâ€™m going to die,â€™â€ Thompson, who was wearing nothing but his shorts and T-shirt at the time, told KABC-TV.Read New York Post
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