February 1, 2010

Elephant Seal, South Georgia Island

Photograph by Paul Nicklen

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Photos

A southern elephant seal bull keeps cool under a flipperful of sand. The remote British outpost of South Georgia Island, in the far Atlantic, is a haven for millions of seabirds and seals.

 

See more photographs from the December 2009 feature story "South Georgia."

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