This funny video shows Wally the Walrus appearing to drive a boat2021|00:43
This funny video shows Wally the Walrus appearing to drive a boat he clambered into during his latest escapade.Wally has has been filmed 'steering' a motorboat along the Irish coast as he continues to make a nuisance of himself.The lonely walrus has been on a 4,000km solo trip for months and recently spent more than six weeks off Cornwall.Wally is believed to be from Svalbard, north of Norway, and to have travelled by himself between Wales, England and France.But the wandering walrus is has now made a home for himself off the Irish coast.And recent footage shows Wally seemingly cruising along the coast on a luxury motorboat, belonging to Clonakilty Distillery in West Cork. Posting the video online, a the distillery said: "One of our team had an unexpected Arctic visitor on their boat this evening."Wally the walrus spotted in Clonakilty today... We reckon he must have stopped by on his travels for a refreshing Minke G&T."The boat is ordinarily used to forage for rock samphire, a botanical used in gin production.The large sea mammal, thought to be around four years old, has reportedly sunk one small boat and damaged several others on his visit to Cork.Animal welfare groups believe it initially came across the North Atlantic ocean from Greenland on an ice floe.It was first seen in Ireland before taking up residence in Tenby, Pembrokeshire in March.Seal Rescue Ireland has now launched an appeal for a pontoon or other floating platform for Wally to use as a "safe, designated haul-out site" for him to rest on undisturbed.This video was filmed on the 10th August 2021.