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Seal with Eel out its nose

December 10, 2018

An Hawaiian monk seal has been photographed with a spotted eel dangling from its nose.

Apparently researchers say the phenomenon has been seen a handful of times in the past few years.

Researchers say “we might never know” how the eel came to be stuck in the endangered mammals mouth but they have their suspicions.

“Hawaiian monk seals forage by shoving their mouth and nose into the crevasses of coral reefs, under rocks, or into the sand,” a marine scientist said.

“They are looking for prey that likes to hide, like eels. This may be a case of an eel that was cornered trying to defend itself or escape.

“Alternatively, the seal could have swallowed the eel and regurgitated it so that the eel came out the wrong way.”

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1

That is so yuck

2

Funny

3

How did that happen

4

thats so weird

5

How did the eel get inside.Did the seal survive breathing??

6

yuck! Discusding.

7

how did it get in there

8

This is the most weirdest the I have seen in my life by someone

9

this is the most weirdest thing I have seen in my life but it's funny by someone

10

so weard

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Is the seal okay?

12

weird but cool

13

amazing wow ph wow

14

yucky that is disgusting.