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YouTube list reveals Canadians can't get enough of animals, Despacito and Star Wars

YouTube list reveals Canadians can't get enough of animals, Despacito and Star Wars
From CBC - December 6, 2017

Chances are that you have seen this video and may have even shared it with friendsa sea lion suddenly pulls a young girl into the waterat a wharfin Richmond, B.C., and a man jumps in to rescue her.

The dramatic encounterhas been viewed more than30.2 million times, making it this year's top trending YouTube video in Canada.

The list also shows many, manyCanadians were clicking onthe Spanish-language chart-topperDespacitoand the teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars instalmentThe Last Jedi.

"I think those videos that really pull people to YouTube to watch are the ones that really get us all talking," Nicole Bell, communications manager for YouTube Canada, told CBC News.

"Whether that's something incredible that you have never seen before, whether it's something surprising, or moving and emotional, or challenging."

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