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The friendly animal came up to greet swimmers at Bell Wharf beach in Leigh-on-Sea at around 5.30pm Sunday, August 25 having been seen around the area for a number of days.
Tara Lee, 22, a business development manager for a marketing agency, was out in the sea with a friend from Argentina when she came across the seal.
"I was swimming and my friend said ‘There’s a seal behind you!’," she said.
"I thought it was a dog at first, but then it poked its head out of the water and I realised it didn’t have any ears. It swam past us and then it started swimming around.
"It was just swimming under the water and then popping out and saying hello to everyone."
SOURCE: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/0...nto-boat-sending-men-overboard/6141591720612/Breaching whale crashes into boat, sending men overboard
A humpback whale off the New Jersey coast landed on a boat, tossing two men overboard and causing the vessel to become beached.
Witnesses said the whale was breaching Monday off Seaside Park when it collided with the boat, sending two men into the water. ...
The men, who were not injured, were able to climb back onto the boat before it beached, the witnesses said.
Police said beachgoers helped the men secure the boat and retrieve dropped items from the water.
Witnesses said the whale did not appear injured and continued to breach for some time after the crash.
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https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/india-drunk-monkey-to-spend-life-behind-bars-1.1592287077922After several efforts, Kalua was caught and brought to the Kanpur zoo.
"We kept him in isolation for some months and then shifted him to a separate cage. There has been no change in his behaviour and he remains as aggressive as he was. It has been three years since he was brought here, but now it has been decided that he will remain in captivity all his life," said the zoo doctor Mohd Nasir.
SOURCE: https://www.kbzk.com/news/local-new...national-park-after-multiple-close-approachesBison gores woman in Yellowstone National Park after multiple close approaches
A bison gored a 72-year-old woman in Yellowstone National Park after she "approached within 10 feet of a bison multiple times to take its photo," according to a National Park Service press release.
The press release said the incident occurred last Thursday evening at the California woman’s campsite at Bridge Bay Campground.
The woman was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center via helicopter after rangers provided immediate care on-site for multiple goring wounds. ...
“The series of events that led to the goring suggest the bison was threatened by being repeatedly approached to within 10 feet,” Yellowstone’s Senior Bison Biologist Chris Geremia said in the press release.
“Bison are wild animals that respond to threats by displaying aggressive behaviors like pawing the ground, snorting, bobbing their head, bellowing, and raising their tail. If that doesn’t make the threat (in this instance it was a person) move away, a threatened bison may charge. To be safe around bison, stay at least 25 yards away, move away if they approach, and run away or find cover if they charge,” Geremia added. ...