Seals Do Something Called “The Banana Pose” And It’s The Cutest Thing Ever

Seals Do Something Called “The Banana Pose” And It’s The Cutest Thing Ever –

OK, people, so we’ve all seen seals — AKA the very good bois of the sea — before, yes?

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And you’ve probably, at one point in your life, seen a photo of them sitting like ~this~:

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Apparently, there is a term for this position: the “banana pose.”

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Get it?? ‘Cause they look like little furry banay-nays??

And there’s a reason for it — seals don’t sit like this just because it’s comfy…

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…apparently, it’s because elevating their front and/or rear flippers helps them regulate their body temperature.

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Which makes sense, since a seal’s body is super well-insulated with blubber just about everywhere exceptaround their head and flippers.

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So, in order to protect their flippers from the cold water, they’ll simply hold them up in the air!

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And of course, they look extremely cute doing it.

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Anyway, you know the real reason behind why you might see a seal lounging like this…

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Or this…

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Or this…

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Or — hey, wait, that’s not a full banana pose!

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There! That’s better.

 

Our yoga instructor would be proud.

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