Apparently not ALL reality shows are horrible, because North Woods Law on Animal Planet includes a clip of four rescued seals getting released into the ocean (squee!). The seals were being rehabilitated at the University of New England’s Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center. Watch their release (skip to 1:25 for maximum cuteness):

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The ridiculously cute seals were separated from their mom too early, so they didn’t learn vital survival skills. After remedial sealing classes and “spa treatment,” it was time for them to go back to Maine’s waters. Adorbs!

Here’s a pic of the seals in their kiddle pool, pre-release, JUST BECAUSE:

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