Seal Rolled on Whale in Australia

18.09.2015

The unique story was seen in New South Wales: the seal climbed on the back of humpback whale and managed to hold there for a few moments. Photo of the surfer pinniped was made by chance and was a surprise for oceanographers.

Author of rare footage, Robyn Malcolm, found him after the shooting, while he was examining pictures of whales. She claims that she doesn't not to know how to use Photoshop and can provide the original photo as proof.

Seal Rolled on Whale in Australia

Experts from the National Park of New South Wales note that the partnership between the seals and cetaceans in nature are extremely rare. However, there are cases where the seals were trying to escape from prosecution of a killer whale on the fins of a humpback whale.