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Baby sea lion wants a cuddle at Dublin Zoo

He goes “aaaaaaark”.

Pic: RTÉ

MEET DJ, A baby sea lion born at Dublin Zoo.

He is the cutest animal you will see today.

DJ’s father, Danny – the patriarch of the zoo’s sealion group – left staff and visitors saddened when he passed away last year. But there was good news: keepers found out that a female named Sienna had become pregnant before Danny’s death.

Here’s keeper Eddie O’Brien finding a newborn DJ, who is clearly in search of a cuddle from his mam.

Warning: a sealion placenta features in this clip, which will go out on telly as part of The Zoo tomorrow.

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