Seal gets a rude awakening by Joanne Richardson (11 images)

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A seal gets a rude awakening as its nap on the sand is interrupted by a wave which completely engulfs it.

The Hawaiian Monk seal was resting on Kephui Beach, in Molokai, Hawaii, after spending the night hunting for fish, squid, octopus, and lobster.

But a large wave surprised the seal, which then had to move further up the beach to escape another soaking.

Joanne Richardson, 53, a retired coroner, of Morrison, Colorado, was able to capture the moment on...
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