Why I Love Elephant Seals

_DSC5857 I love elephant seals because they are big, fat, goofy, oddly shaped, and just plain awesome! My friend Guy Oliver (a researcher at UCSC) and I spent a morning among the elephant seals at Ano Neuvo. As the sun rose we were the only humans on the beach - just us, and a thousand or so large marine mammals. Our time was profound. Something I won't easily forget.

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