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Curious sea lion pursues fishing boat in a bid for free food

Never underestimate a hungry sea creature.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Posted on Nov 7, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 6:15 am CDT

When a curious (and hungry) sea lion spotted some humans on a fishing boat with a good haul, it couldn’t let them get away. So it gave chase. In this contest between mammal and engine-powered vessel, what the sea lion lacked in artificial power it more than made up for with speed and determination.

Eventually, the persistent creature got its reward, as the humans had no choice but to seal the deal.

H/T Reddit | Screengrab via Tony Pescho/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 7, 2014, 2:15 pm CST