Regulatory News

An elephant seal weighing more than 600 pounds was the attraction for swimmers who took advantage of Saturday and went to Balneario Camboriu, one of the most popular beaches on the coast of Santa Catarina. The animal left the beach and headed up the street, where he stayed a few minutes, stopping traffic. Hundreds of people came to photograph and film the somewhat frightened aquatic mammal. The images immediately became hits on social networks.

Military police were called to isolate the area and help the elephant seal return to the beach. The animal followed by the crosswalk to get to the sand. Twenty minutes later, he made it to the sea and swam away.

Check below for a video, posted on YouTube, which records images of elephant seal in Balneario Camboriu:

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