A really neat video from a few years ago of an elephant befriending a woman on a beach in South Georgia island, east of Argentina and north of Antarctica.
It’s really a remarkable video. You almost get the sense, towards the end, that the seal is more than just a little friendly with the woman. I’m intrigued that she didn’t try to pet it. I suspect tourists must get warnings on such things, in case animals approach, to let them mingle, but be careful about touching them.
Really just a tremendous, heart-warming video. First some still shots, some of my favorites from the video, then the video itself.
Oh, and just found another video from the same location. Apparently this is quite the thing: