July 22, 2012
Sealed with a kiss – Flickr pic of the day
Says Narima, "We went walking in the Hout Bay harbour area and came across this seal and its two handler "friends" sitting on the pier – these guys literally had the seal eating from their hands and lips. In order to attract the crowds, the gentleman featured in the photo took a sardine from his container, placed it between his lips and then the huge, wild animal gently took the treat from his mouth.
"This act attracted a crowd and from the crowd emerged two South African female tourists who wanted to touch the seal. This they did [and] they eventually ended up sitting on its rump and feeding it sardines. They seemed utterly chuffed with their wild life interaction; they tipped the handler and left with huge smiles and loads of photos."
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Image © Narima Ismail