First film ever taken of seal clapping underwater
After 17 years of patient effort, this is the amazing moment that Dr Ben Burville from Newcastle University captured a seal making the gunshot-like sound on camera. Male seals clap during breeding season to attract a mate and ward off rivals.
What do You Think?
- Are seals beautiful or scary?
- Would you like to swim with them?
- Why do humans clap? Think of at least three different reasons…