Photos of a seal hugging a toy version of itself goes viral

By Emily Drooby, Buzz60

Mombetsu Land knows how to give the people what they want.

This Japanese attraction just released adorable photos of an animal cuddling a smaller, stuffed-animal version of himself.

A seal at the attraction was handed a stuffed toy seal and the photos prove that it was love at first sight.

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UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Two Parrots share a kiss. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 13: An African Penguin pulls a Valentine's Day card from California Academy of Sciences senior biologist Jarrod Willis at the California Academy of Sciences on February 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California. In honor of Valentine's Day, the colony of African Penguins at the California Academy of Sciences received heart-shaped red valentines with hand written messages from Academy visitors. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - UNDATED: A bottle nosed dolphin at Sea World blows a heart shaped bubble in Orlando, Florida. With Valentine's Day almost upon us, a Dolphin at Sea World in Florida wants to send a message of love to the world by blowing a heart shaped bubble of air. (Photo by Barry Bland / Barcroft USA / Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Two Puffins Kissing. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
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UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Seal romance. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Voles kiss and make up. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Pair of Common Frogs in love. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
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UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Kissing baby red squirrels. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Two donkeys share a moment. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - UNDATED: Kittiwake canoodling. From kissing puffins to embracing squirrels these intimate pictures show that love transcends all species. With Valentines Day upon us these images of star crossed animals would melt any heart. While lovers, couples and admirers clamour for the flowers and chocolates this weekend, these amorous animals too are showing affection for each other. Taken at a variety of different times and with a number of different animals, these photos just go to show that love is in the air for everyone, man or beast. (Photo by FotoLibra / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
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The attraction posted an adorable series of seal versus toy seal photos to their social media account and the images are too cute for words.

The seal is pictured clinging to the toy, giving the toy a piggyback ride and, best of all, giving the toy seal a big kiss.

Just in case you feel the images are the product of clever posing, the attraction also posted a video of the seal giving the toy seal a piggyback ride.

But we have to warn you, the video is a cuteness overload!

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