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Rare sea creature wiggles onto Seattle dock

Ribbon Seal. 1 of 9 species of seals. Because of their lifestyle we don't seem to know much about them.

Elusive ribbon seal makes a rare appearance in the lower 48

The ribbon seal is a medium-sized pinniped from the true seal family. A seasonally ice-bound species, it is found in the Arctic and Subarctic regions of the North Pacific Ocean, notably in the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk. Wikipedia

Elusive ribbon seal makes a rare appearance in the lower 48

An arctic animal that typically spends its days lounging on pack ice came ashore on the southern coast of Washington this summer.