Lonely Planet Writer

Small boy's toy seal goes on wilderness adventure

When five-year-old Liam Zahn lost his stuffed seal pup on a family trip to the Willamette National Forest in Oregon, the family never expected to see the stuffed animal again.

Toy seals ready for adventure.
Toy seals ready for adventure. Image by brownpau / CC BY 2.0

But a wilderness ranger named Eric Gjonnes found the seal and took a selfie with the animal perched on his shoulder. The photo went viral, and the family was soon reunited with the boy’s lost toy. Read more: kval.com