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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