I bet we can guess what the family Christmas Card is going to look like come December. (Arbroath.)
[I feel SOOOOOO Blorpy. More so than usual. I’m off tomorrow. You guys have fun at the mall. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.]
(A Grey Seal at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s Donna Nook nature reserve in Grimsby, England; Dan Kitwood, Getty Images; Seen on SFGate by Smedley.)
[….you wanna hear it? Come closer! Close enough to snorgle!]
(The Guardian, with thanks to Anna S.)
From the always reliable Mail Online comes this series of laughable (literally) shots of different types of seals, lying down on the job. Which is what they do best. (From Stacy S. of Newport OR; follow the joke in the hovers.)
Two surfers were hanging ten off the NE coast of England, when they were joined by a visitor. (No audio on this one BTW.)
Sent in by Sluff.
ZB also says “This is the first offspring for the zoo’s Seal group..”
“… and keepers are pleased to report that the pups mother is taking great care of her newborn!”
Here at C.O., we know Blorp when we see it. This video is classic Blorp. It’s also from Finland, and none of us speak Finnish. Using Google Translayshe is a cop-out, so Cuteporter Tiina M. provided the helpful deets.
“The Saimaa Ringed Seal is an ultra rare and endangered species of fresh water seal that only lives in Lake Saimaa in Finland. In the spring seal pups play and swim close to their mothers. As summer comes nearer pups keep growing and start making longer swimming trips. Pups may swim to areas which have fishing nets and fish traps that are of wrong shape and are dangerous to seals. The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation is working for wider restrictions in fishing. Let not a single seal pup die in fishing nets!”
Amen to THAT. Now, on with The Blorp. (Note the underwater nap attack at 1:25, please.)
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