Baby Seal Released Back Into the Wild (video)

By Erin La Rosa, ecorazzi

This video will give you a serious case of the warm and fuzzies.

A young, Northern Fur Seal spent a brief stint at the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre in British Columbia after washing ashore. When rescuers found it, the seal was dehydrated and in need of care. But the injuries weren’t serious enough to call for a prolonged stay.

Once rehydrated, workers released the seal back into the wild on a beach near the west coast of Vancouver Island.

In the video, the young seal at first looks unsure and timid of stepping out of his carrier. Then he emerges, looks around, checks in with the workers, and happily bounds toward the sea.

It is really adorable and will brighten your day!

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Yulan Lawson
Yulan Lawson3 years ago

This really brigtens up my world. Thank you, thank you thank you and a big hug to all who made this possible.

Laura M.
Laura Malfliet3 years ago

it really brightened my day thanks :)

New G.
New G.3 years ago

Thank you.

Rosie Lopez
Rosie Lopez3 years ago

the best the best the best! thanks!!

Micheal Moffat
Past Member 3 years ago

life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

Robert O.
Robert O.3 years ago

That was so nice. Thanks Samantha.

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener4 years ago

Noebie!!! Have a safe and wonderful long journey!

Andrea Nemec
Andrea Nemec4 years ago

Beautiful...he/she is returned to his/hers true home....lovely... :)

Michele Wilkinson

Beautiful to see

Mary Ellen W.
Mary Wightman4 years ago

aw so cute. I hope he was old enough to survive on his own though....