Beluga whale rescues diver

Date: 28/09/2009

Yang Yun was taking part in a freediving contest in Harbin, China, and required to stay submerged as long as possible. With legs paralysed by cramps, and struggling to kick to the surface she began to choke and sink lower. Mila, a beluga whale, noticed her distress and clamped its jaws around her leg driving her to the surface to the amazement of onlookers and an underwater photographer who captured the entire incident on film.

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