Video: Seal Likes to Climb on Boats

Written by on January 22, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters

Check out this video of an Australian family’s unique encounter with a young fur seal.

Apparently, this isn’t the first time this particular seal has hopped on a boat. Earlier in the week, it climbed aboard a resort ferry and rode it for about 30 minutes.

Australian fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus).

Australian fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus). Photo credit: Sascha Grant via photopin cc

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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