Here are some weirdly adorable pictures of a seal relaxing on the River Thames.

You might expect to see a boat on the Thames, or some seagulls, but you might not often see a seal just chilling out.

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News Shopper reader Dave Cooper has captured some fantastic and striking images of the "resident seal" on the river at Thamesmead.

He snapped the shots on Tuesday, September 21 when the water looked a pearlised shade of blue.

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See! It's not just humans that want to chill by a pool of water. This seal wants a holiday too...

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