April 20, 2013

Elephant Seal, California

Photograph by Mike Gin, My Shot

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Female elephant seal scratching her head while another sleeps peacefully behind her on the beach in San Simeon, California

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)


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24 comments
SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

Fantastic image!  Such a wonderful capture of the character of these BIG Beauties!

orange Doctor
orange Doctor

it looks like she 's thinking about something serious!!!

Irma Laghadze
Irma Laghadze

The other one at back looks so cool I want to kiss him! :* 

journee journee
journee journee

This is such an awesome oicture I like how you got this elephant seal scatching his head I love it.

Mary Vidmar
Mary Vidmar

WOW! I didn't realize that Elephant seals had flippers that were finger-like at the end! Amazing and handy!

Franky H.
Franky H.

Please let me have a test...中文可以发吗?这只海豹真有趣=。=!

K. Munro
K. Munro

Great photo. They are very cool mammals. Took similar pics at what is probably the same place.

RAHUL D DESHPANDE
RAHUL D DESHPANDE

Thinking.... Humanly..... When it comes to nature all of us r sme.... Isn't it?

Mike Brown
Mike Brown

@Tina Wade-Lucas 

FYI - Their hand reminds me of the hand of a mouse. I was also surprised to see digits similar to apes and humans.

CS Liao
CS Liao

@Franky H.  

Able to read your Chinese.  Anyway, a very interesting photo.

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