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A prone swimming stroke in which the head is kept out of the water and the arms remain submerged and are alternately thrust forward and pulled back while the legs kick.
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Even with severe injuries, he lowered himself into the harbor and dog-paddled
out to keep an unconscious seaman alive until help could reach them.
So, the creature probably dog-paddled
its way through the water.
at the rate of approximately 10 feet per hour, and she never ventured into water that was over her head.
But with significant leg injuries - bones were exposed - they would have likely had to have dog-paddled