This is the amazing moment a wildlife photographer pictured his wife receiving a great big hug -- from an Elephant Seal.
Chris Bray, 38, was on a photographic expedition in Gold Harbour on the island of South Georgia, South America, when he and his wife came across a group of king penguins.
Wildlife photographer captured the moment his wife received a great big hug from an Elephant SealChris Bray/SWNS
While getting in close to photograph the penguins, a group of elephant seal pups approached the duo.
One of pups broke away from the group and began showing special interest in Chris’ wife Jess Taunton.
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The video shows the curious creature repeatedly putting its body weight on top of Jessica as if it was giving her a BIG HUG.
Chris, a geographic wildlife photographer from Christmas Island, Australia, said: “My wife Jess was lying down to take a shot of some king penguins in South Georgia when a marauding gang of elephant seal pups decided to flop on over and give her a hug.
“They’re as heavy as they are adorable, almost.”
SWNS reporting by Jamie Smith.