Diver and Seals Have Underwater Hangout Off Coast of Northumberland

A diver spent some quality time with his seal buddies off the coast of the Farne Islands, an archipelago in the North Sea, on October 26.

Ben Burville, a scuba diver who works as a doctor in the coastal town of Amble, Northumberland, by day, has built up a rapport with seals in the area after nearly 20 years diving among them.

Burville captured footage of the friendly seals showing him some affection as they hung out underwater, and he returned the love by petting and hugging his pinniped pals. Credit: Ben Burville via Storyful

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