Happiest seal in the world? Animal snapped cracking up in Sweden

Chuckling seal captured lapping up the sunshine

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PIC FROM MARTIN THOMA / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: A cheeky seal) - Is this the happiest seal ever? These adorable snaps of a chuckling seal having a laugh will crack you up. The chortling grey seal was beside himself with laughter as he lapped up the sun on a rock in the clear blue ocean. The snickering seal was caught on camera by amateur wildlife photographer Martin Thoma, from Germany,on a Swedish island. SEE CATERS COPY.

Is this the happiest seal ever? A lucky photographer snapped the moment a grey seal appeared to be having a laugh on a Swedish island.

Amateur wildlife photographer Martin Thoma, from Germany, captured the chuckling seal cracking up.

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The chortling grey seal was beside himself with laughter as he lapped up the sunshine on a rock in the clear blue ocean.

Last year, a hilarious holiday video emerged showing a relaxed seal sunbathing on a sun lounger at the beach.

The video was uploaded on Facebook by tourist Paul van Loock and showed the animal soaking up the sunshine just like any other holidaymaker.

It was shared by hundreds of thousands of social media users, with one commenting, "LOL awesome" and another writing: "Adorable!!! He looks so relaxed".

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