02 Aug '12, 10am

Seal Rescued After Getting Its Head Stuck in a G-String

Seal Rescued After Getting Its Head Stuck in a G-String

For any plump sea-faring animal, the ocean is a scary and foreboding place full of sharp-toothed predators looking for a tasty meal -- but for one unlucky seal pup off the coast of New Zealand, the jaws of near-death were decidedly skimpier. Last week, authorities from the NZ Department of Conservation were called out to stretch of coastline known as Lover's Leap after receiving reports of an animal in distress. When rescue crews arrived, they found a young seal which had gotten its head dangerously entangled in the most unlikely of ocean debris: a G-string. Fortunately, DOC officer Jim Fyfe and his partner were able to wrangle the seal pup from grib of that sexy swimwear -- quite likely saving the animal's life, while at the same time making for one of the team's most memorable work stories. "We got it early enough. Quite possibly, given that it was fabric, it would have ...

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