Hug It Out: Diver and Grey Seal Share Adorable Moment in North Sea

When a keen diver from Northumberland in England bumped into a grey seal who seemed in need of a hug, he embraced it, and shared the wonderful moment to Twitter on August 9.

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

This footage shows Burville and the seal enjoying a hug, with Burville captioning the video, “Even #wild grey #seals, at home in the cold #NorthSea, sometimes want a #hug.” Credit: Ben Burville via Storyful

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