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An extrovert crabeater seal. | by i-lenticularis
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An extrovert crabeater seal.

A crabeater seal appears to make a gleeful repeated-jumping (porpoising) approach to our ship as we pass right to left. He's only about 15m away from the ship's hull! This was only one of 2-3 occurrences seeing seals porpoising in a 10 day trip and the only 'target of opportunity'.


Near Lallemand Fjord, Antarctic Peninsula.


(File: DMC8591_seal)

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Taken on February 7, 2017