He's Wide Open! Charlie the Seal Waves for Fish
03/15/2011 AT 04:00 PM EDT
"He seems to have learned how to do this by imitating people," photographer Paul Hughes told the Daily Mail. "People love it – it gets him noticed and they wave back at him. And at the end of the day he gets to gobble up more fish than the other seals."
He may be a star attraction to people there, but Charlie's buddies are sick of his cheap tricks.
"Sometimes they get quite jealous of his catch and will give him a little bite on the head," Hughes added. "But he can just carry on waving without a care in the world."
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