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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Young Elephant seals swimming next to old seal-catcher in South Georgia

At the old whaling station of Grytviken a couple of old seal-catcher boats lie rusting on the shore. The young Elephant seals learn to swim alongside the boats which once hunted them.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: NIKON D4
Copyright: © Anthony Smith