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Published:January 17th, 2015 11:58 EST

Sunbathing Seal Blocks Traffic in Australia

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Authorities on the Australian island of Tasmania said highway traffic came to a standstill when a wandering seal picked the road as his sunbathing spot.


Police diverted traffic Thursday from the East Tamar Highway in Launceston while waiting for Parks and Wildlife officers to arrive and deal with the seal."


If you don`t like wildlife being all up in your grill, for God`s sake don`t vacation in Australia. Down Under kangaroos box in suburban streets, dingoes prowl the edges of forests ready to kidnap and devour babies, crocodiles dine on unsuspecting pedestrians and it`s not unusual to find a scorpion in your salad.

Now a seal has caused chaos and confusion by sunbathing in the middle of the road. Police Inspector Michael Johnstone said it is not unheard of for traffic to be interrupted by a wandering seal. Excuse me but it is unheard of for a seal to interrupt traffic in America, it will be a cold day in hell before I travel to Australia.

Dear Lord, what`s next? Will a band of terrorist monkeys hijack a plane?  Oh, hell no, I ain`t going to Australia.

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