What a schnoz!

On the beach at South Georgia’s Gold Harbour, this adult male Southern Elephant Seal seemed to be sleeping in the sun. Actually it was awake, occasionally opening its eyes to check on its surroundings.

Elephant Seal bull sleeping in the sun

Elephant Seal bull sleeping in the sun

This image was made during our 2010 Antarctic LuminOdyssey. In the background is the ship we were travelling on. We plan to return to South Georgia in 2017!

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