I'm Canadian, and this is the first time I've heard the Magdalen Islands referred to as the "Madeleine Islands".
Ohh, scary,....... sad, poor little seal. What a traumatic way to begin one's life! Dramatic, frightening blue world to be lost in. Beautiful and poignant.
Beautiful Photo. Not sad - way of life. - do we complain about the cow when we are sitting down and having a steak..no...
The 2014 quota will allow for the harvest of up to 400,000 harp seals. This killing continues...so sad.
The wide angle of this photo really contributes to the impression of the precarious isolation of that harp seal, and the indigo clouds above the horizon look ominously dark and foreboding. I'm guessing the circle of purple light on the ice flows around the seal is perhaps from a search light, on a helicopter perhaps, or maybe an ice breaker ship.
This photo makes a striking impression.
@Janice H. IT IS ALSO A NATURE -DR K M
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