There is something intriguing about the body language of this seal and the way he seems to be relating to the kid. These vertical tanks are a gold mine for pictures. Hmmm . . . I wonder who is really on display?
Ryosuke Shinohara reacts as a seal swims in a pillar-shaped tank during a press preview of Fureai Lagoon, where visitors can interact with living marine creatures, at Hakkejima Sea Paradise in Yokohama in south of Tokyo July 24, 2007. The new attraction opens to the public on July 27.