Tourists stop to take photos on a dock at Steveston Harbour where a girl was pulled into the water by a sea lion on the weekend, in Richmond, B.C.(Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP)A spokeswoman for the Vancouver Aquarium says in an email that the family of the girl contacted the facility and she getting the appropriate medical treatment after receiving a superficial wound during the ordeal. Smokey Attwood lives in Steveston Village in Richmond and says people need to stop feeding the wildlife. Attwood says he visited the wharf today, where he confronted a family posing for a photo beside a warning sign about the animal as their child sat on the edge of the dock in the same position as the girl who was pulled into the water.
A notice warning people not to feed sea lions is posted on a dock at Steveston Harbour where a girl was pulled into the water by a sea lion on the weekend, in Richmond, B.C. (Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP)Donald Walker and his wife Shirley walk the docks about once a week and he says it would be difficult to prevent the public from feeding the animals unless the harbour authority starts imposing fines.
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