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Animal Photos - Index
342. Seal and Human Interaction

How to cuddle with an elephant seal.

341. Dog Nursing Tigers
343. Cats Among the Pigeons

Some people have commented about the woman's not touching the seal; she is not allowed to. This is an island off Argentina. South Georgia Island is a sub-Antarctic island administered by the United Kingdom as part of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. It is located 1390 km southeast of the Falkland Islands and 2150 km from South America. It is the home of vast numbers of birds and marine life, but its remote location and lack of access makes it a rare destination for tourists.

You can read more about Gold Harbor, South Georgia Island, near Antarctica here: http://www.coolantarctica.com/Travel/ south_georgia_south_sandwich_islands.htm

Many tour operators will require visitors to do a boot wash after every landing to avoid carrying seeds or other items from one location to another. In addition, visitors should examine all clothing prior to embarking to avoid bringing any plant or animal material to the Antarctic; invasive species have devastated many regions of the planet, so it is particularly important to protect Antarctica from this danger.

I found this article, you might want to read about this video:
http://holeinthedonut.com/2010/02/11/ south-georgia-elephant-seal-sandwich-islands/

The music is Adios Ayer by Jose Padilla

 
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