Playful seal spotted under Windang Bridge: video

Mercury reader Leanne Bosowiec was deep in thought during a morning walk on Wednesday when she spotted a seal frolicking in Lake Illawarra.

''I was feeling sad thinking about the recent death of somebody I knew,'' Mrs Bosowiec said, ''and I looked over the side of the bridge and saw a baby seal happily twisting about, in and out of the water.'' 

''He was enjoying himself for about 15 mins, then swam underneath out to the lake. It made my day.''