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10 remarkable animals that have saved lives

By: Bryan Nelson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
Beluga whale saves drowning diver

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Beluga whale saves drowning diver

Diver Yang Yun was part of a competition to hold her breath for as long as possible in a pool of beluga whales in China. The dive was going smoothly until she tried to move her legs and she couldn't. That's when Mila, one of the beluga whales, came to her rescue. Sensing something was wrong, the animal swam to the drowning diver, took Yun's leg in her mouth and lifted her to the surface to breathe, saving her life.