Hoover the talking seal, who lived at the New England Aquarium in the 1980s, blows the talking beluga out of the water (sorry). He sounds way more like a person. In fact, he sounds enough like a person that it’s kind of scary.

Here’s Hoover:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prrMaLrkc5U]

Hmm, sounds kind of like Charlie Brown’s teacher doing an impression of Teddy Roosevelt. Can we find one where he sounds exactly like Scorpion from Mortal Kombat?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLNzK19179o]

Yes. That’ll do the trick.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C3poU_0sK4]

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