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How to Cuddle With An Elephant Seal (Video)

A curious elephant seal makes it his mission to check out a beach-goer.

While it is important to understand how harmful it can be when humans interact with wild species, we are glad this woman restrained herself, remained calm, and safely let the elephant seal curiously sniff her! Please do not try this at home…but please do watch a heartwarming and innocent interaction between a human and a loving ocean creature.

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7:55AM PDT on Jun 5, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

11:58AM PDT on May 27, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

7:39AM PDT on Apr 27, 2013

She is the luckiest woman on earth!!!

3:59AM PDT on Apr 27, 2013

LOVE THIS!! :))) thank you

4:42AM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Thanks for sharing

12:13PM PDT on Apr 25, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

12:39PM PDT on Apr 22, 2013

To Lyn B.: I couldn't agree with you more. I would have been tempted to pet 'back', also.
This is a most amazing video, which demonstrates, how little we comprehend about the minds of our animal friends.

2:26PM PDT on Apr 19, 2013

The seal was totally hitting on the lady! :P

3:10AM PDT on Apr 17, 2013

beautiful,thank you for sharing

9:14PM PDT on Apr 16, 2013

Breathtaking! Magnificent! Thank you! I can go to sleep with a full heart tonight.

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