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Sea Lion Bites 3 Swimmers Near Aquatic Park | Hoodline

Posted by | December 15, 2017 | Uncategorized

In the last day, at least three people have been bitten by a sea lion while swimming in the waters in and around Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf.  After rescuing a man this morning, SFFD warned the public to avoid entering the water where the incidents occurred; later, the Golden Gate National Park Service closed the area off to swimmers.PHOTO: CARLOS SAUCEDO/TWITTEROn Thursday afternoon, SFPD’s Marine 7 assisted a male swimmer who was taken to the trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital after suffering serious arm injuries. As of this morning, he is in good condition, hospital spokesperson Brent Andrew told us.Hoodline content partner ABC7 spoke to the victim last night, who was identified as Christian Einfeldt. “I did feel threatened, I did have warning, but I was a quarter mile from shore, there was nothing I could do,” he told ABC7 .   Read more…

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