This freaky story about a wildlife encounter gone wrong further proves why we need to be careful posing for Instagram photos when animals are involved.
While sitting on the dock of the Steveston Fisherman’s Wharf in British Columbia, tourist Michael Fujiwara noticed a seemingly friendly sea lion peeking its head out above the water. Fujiwara quickly took out his phone and began recording the amazing moment.
But a few minutes later, the animal did something that’ll make you wince.
As more and more people gathered to witness the sea lion swimming about, they started getting a little too close for the critter’s comfort.
Look at how huge this sea lion is! I don’t know if I’d get as close as this girl did.
And what happened seconds after she posed only reinforces my hesitation.