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Taken when three elephant seal females were playing together. Play time is often tease and scratches, but it also an important moment of establishing hierarchy. This female was reminding the 2 others

Taken when three elephant seal females were playing together. Play time is often tease and scratches, but it also an important moment of establishing hierarchy. This female was reminding the 2 others of her dominance.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2009
Date Uploaded: 04.2011
Photo Location: Argentina
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Daniel Fox