Now that’s not a sign you see every day, particularly not attached to a railing of Sydney’s Opera House. Yet there it was. Lo and behold, a peek over the edge revealed a seal that was indeed resting. Resting so profoundly, in fact, that I was slightly concerned it had, um, over-rested, but closer examination showed it was breathing. In the 10 minutes I watched it, this seal did not so much as twitch.