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Neil The Seal — The Elephant Seal Taking Over Tasmania And Stealing Our Hearts.

neil the seal yells at man

We are gathered here today to celebrate the Internet’s obsession with Neil the Seal. Neil the Seal, an elephant seal living in Tasmania, is a fella with a purpose. We couldn’t be more excited to be along for the ride.

Chances are, you’ve witnessed a clip or two of Neil the Seal in action. He’s stubborn and independent, making his way around Tasmania with the ease of a sassy tourist.

neil the elephant seal with a traffic cone
This image is from TikTok.

NPR did a quick podcast covering this seal, noting that the elephant seal is “a scallywag, a silly little guy, and he enjoys breaking and entering into lawns that are not his.”

I think we can all appreciate Neil’s big dreams, despite his lawbreaking tendencies.

Let’s take a look at some footage of Neil the Seal in action.

Here, we see Neil clinging to a traffic cone with his life. Notice that he is certainly not abiding by its rules.


Neil the Seal strikes again – this time, in a standoff against a local marine conservation worker in Tasmania #neiltheseal #elephantseal #tasmania #animalsoftiktok

♬ original sound – cbsnews

In this clip, we can see him mouthing off to authority figures. What a big roar Neal the Elephant Seal has!

Long story short, Neil the Seal is certainly trouble. However, his antics keep us all entertained, and for that, we should be grateful!

The featured image for this post is from TikTok.

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