Seal hitches a ride on a humpback whale

A photographer documenting a pod of whales in Australia took this photo of a seal hitching a ride on a humpback whale. (KGO-TV)

Turns out it's not only humans who find a free ride appealing. Photos coming out of Australia show a seal riding a humpback whale.

A photographer who was documenting a pod of whales says he took them 300 miles south of Sydney.

Animal experts say the partnership is incredibly rare.

The photographer insists the photos are not doctored.

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