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Elephant seal pup gets struck by a wave on South Georgia
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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Elephant seal pup gets struck by a wave on South Georgia

Young Elephant seals were sprawled all over the upper beaches of South Georgia (in the remote sub-Antarctic region of the Atlantic), but for some reason this youngster had chose to lie down to rest right within the surf!

TAGS: Georgia, Sea, Waves

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Photo of the Day: 03.29.15 Editors' Pick Finalist
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Copyright:
© Anthony Smith.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
Total Views: 1152
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2014, 2:59 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands