The seal in question must be terribly hungry.

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Because in this video, the animal leaves its habitat to try and steal a fish — which is still on a reel!

As a woman tries to land a fish — to off-camera encouragement — beachgoers are stunned that the seal follows the fish out of the water.

The woman and her crew back away from the water, and after a time, the seal loses hope about its lunch.

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Slowly, it retreats back into the water. There are a lot more fish in the sea, after all.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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