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By Behindwoods News Bureau | Sep 28, 2018 03:33 PM
seal slaps man on the facing with an octopus

In today's world of funny viral videos, a hilarious footage of a man being slapped in the face by a seal with an octopus has taken internet by storm. New Zealand kayaker Kyle Mulinder has the most bizarre and funny story to tell to his family after what happened.

Padding off the coast in New Zealand, Mulinder got the shock of his life when all of a sudden he had an encounter with a seal and octopus. Muliner was left speechless when the seal slapped the octopus right across his face. The incident was captured by his friend using a GoPro camera, and posted on Mulinder's Instagram



Wrong place, right time. 😂 Yes I got slapped in the face with an octopus by the seal! I know crazy right. Here’s the story. Last weekend I was out testing the new #GoProHero7 with @kaikourakayaks and my mate @taiyomasuda. After a fun paddle around the peninsula catching waves we spotted a giant male seal fighting an octopus. Before we knew it the fight came to us and well the rest is slap to the face 😂 I’m not sure who got more of a surprise the seal, the octopus or me. Either way the octopus held onto the bottom of kayak for some time before our guide was able to get it off with his paddle then it swam away to fight another day. True story. #GoPro #Kaikoura #Hero7Black #GoProANZ

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“I was like ‘mate, what just happened?’ It was weird because it happened so fast but I could feel all the hard parts of the octopus on my face, ” he told Australia’s Seven News