Dancing sea lion bonds with little girl at Devon aquarium

All she had to do was swing her scarf around

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This video of young girl bonding with a sea lion at an aquarium in the UK is truly heart melting.

The video, filmed at Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon, shows the child prompting the sea lion to 'dance' and spin by swinging her scarf round in circles.

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The clever animal even changes direction when the girl pauses to switch sides.

One of the sea lion's friends is clearly puzzled by his pal's behaviour, swimming over to watch him spin in circles.

However, he doesn't seem as keen to play along with the little girl, vaguely nodding his head at the scarf before floating away.

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