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Sammy the seal took several tourists by surprise by hitching a ride on their stand up boards at the beach in Weymouth, England, on August 13, 2020. The seal, known by many locals as Sammy, has become a regular sight in Dorset with volunteers checking on him. The animals are usually known for being elusive, but Sammy is known to approach people on the beach and catch the occasional ride on a paddle board.

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