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Sure, they could swim, but why not take a ride if it's there?

Whether it's escaping from some voracious killer whales, showing off their military chops, or just snagging a free meal, these and other animals have learned the value (and enjoyment) of the occasional boat ride. Seals, otters, penguins, even a sloth have been filmed on various ships, and they all had the decency not to utterly demolish the boat ... like this whale. Yikes.

The Daily Distraction is your Internet break from reality. Whether you’re eating lunch at your desk or avoiding high school exes on Facebook, you might just laugh, say “aaahhh” or not believe what you just watched.

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