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“I am teh cute”

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on March 16, 2006

"I am teh cute"
Originally uploaded by sbisson.

Elephant seal pup on the beach at Piedras Blancas, its silver fur gilded by the setting sun.

Over the next two months it’ll lose half its body weight, learn to swim, and start braving the cold of the Pacific Ocean.

Less than a third survive to see their first birthday.

Big Sur
March 2006

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