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These Russian Seals Are Adorable But Deadly

Meanwhile in Russia...

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At first glance you're probably thinking, "Awww look! Seals in hats!"

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Well think again, because these aren't just any seals — they're knife-wielding, gun-shooting, special forces seals from Irkutsk, Russia.

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Well, kind of.

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The two seals, Winnie the Pooh and Laska, are circus seals who've been trained to perform a variety of tricks.

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For the 70th anniversary of Russia's Victory Day, the seals donned military uniforms and showed off their latest routine.

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The two were trained to salute, wave a flag, and shoot water guns. And while that's totally adorable, it's important to note that Winnie and Laska would probably be much happier in their natural habitat.

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H/T John Oliver

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