Grey Seals (Halichoerus Gryphus)

grey seals fighting over territory
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Grey Seals (Halichoerus Gryphus), fighting over territory on the beach at Donna Nook, Lincolnshire, England. Each year in winter the large colony of grey seals comes ashore to squabble over territory, mate, and look after their pups. Some mothers with pups come quite close to the shore, but most of the action takes place on the beach near the surf, about a mile away. It is a cold, windy, wet, and miserable place for a photographer, but the seals seem to like it!

 

Another photograph of these seals can be seen at Fine Art America:

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