In this Oct. 29, 2018 photo fisherman Gus Hutt is with his wife Sue where he saved saved 18-month-old Malachi Reeve after he had escaped from his parents' tent at Matata Beach, near Whakatane, New Zealand.(Troy Baker/Whakatane Beacon via AP)
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A New Zealand baby was plucked from the ocean as he floated past a fisherman in a rescue hailed as "miraculous" by water safety experts, who warned the accident could easily have ended in tragedy.Hutt, a local, said he had altered his usual routine slightly and was about to cast off about 100 meters from his normal spot on the shoreline when the object floated by.He's definitely himself," she told the Stuff news website. She said the toddler had been fascinated by the sea the previous day and must have woken up early to explore.Water Safety New Zealand chief executive Jonty Mills said Malachi's case may have ended happily but it showed the dangers children face around water.
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