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A Vicarious Freedive With Seals in the Atlantic Ocean

Follow a diver during his swim with seals off the coast of Cape Town.

Chances are, you aren’t swimming in the deep blue waters of the ocean as you read this. If you are, congratulations on accomplishing a feat of modern technology and multitasking.

For those of us who are confined to our laptops, this video is here to allow us to live vicariously through Dean Fredericks, a freediver based out of Cape Town, as he swims through crystal clear waters alongside a colony of Cape Fur seals off the coast of his hometown. 

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