British Diver Becomes Very Close with a Colony of Affectionate Seals

Ben Burville, a diver from Northumberland, England, has become very close with a colony of affectionate seals who appear to trust him as if he were one of their own.

THIS unusual friendship is SEAL-ed with a kiss – as a diver poses for snaps with his new furry friend. Ben Burville, a GP from Northumberland, has struck up the incredible relationship with a colony of inquisitive seals. Members of the pod can be seen holding hands, kissing and playing with the creatures. He is now so well recognised by them that they instantly swim up to him – and Ben admits to spending every spare moment in the water with his new friends.