Sea Lion Slaps Kayaker with an Octopus

This one wins the internet this week!

September 29, 2018
Sea Lion

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Taiyo Masuda, Kyle Mulinder and friends went Kayaking off the coast of New Zealand and maybe stumbled into one of the greatest viral videos EVAR.

Seriously. This is the internet at its best.

新しい @gopro #Hero7Black で衝撃映像撮れた---- 4K60fpsの安定化オンで撮ったからここまで驚いて全部撮れてた!こんな楽しいカヤックはじめて!!音声も海とかのガチャガチャ音ないし最高! @barekiwi getting octopus smashed into his face by a seal⁉️ I’ve never had such an amazing kayak everrrrr!! I am super stoked that the new @goproanz #Hero7Black captured without missing a thing although we shook so much, #hypersmooth the stabilisation managed it so well!! I made a little montage to show how good the audio came out!! No noises super clean!! Thanks to @kaikourakayaks @purenewzealand @kaikouranz @goprojp @howtodadnz @snapair for such an epic trip!! #gopro #ゴープロ #ゴープロのある生活

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I don't know if the sea lion was pissed or just playing with his food, but either way, the way he flings that octopus over to Mulinder and slaps him with it is H I L A R I O U S.

I could watch this video for hours. Make sure to check out the second video for slo-mo action.

(Now you know what to do with the rest of your Saturday. You're welcome.)