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Staying cool

Staying cool

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Elephant seals like to throw sand on themselves to stay cool from the hot sun.

1/500s f/8.0 at 420.0mm iso200 full exif

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J S Quesada09-Feb-2013 12:39
Great timing! V
Simon Chandler04-Feb-2013 01:27
Excellent timing to capture this unique scene. v
bill friedlander03-Feb-2013 22:40
Excellent timing to catch the spray! These guys have a tough life. V
Chris Spracklen03-Feb-2013 22:19
Fine action shot of these resting seals, Bryan.
Karen Stuebing03-Feb-2013 21:44
This is an amazing image for me. I've never seen anything like it. Beautifully captured and interesting fact. V.
laine03-Feb-2013 17:59
well seen...sunburn prevention!!
Marco Valk03-Feb-2013 16:52
very nice image of the bunch.
Bill Miller03-Feb-2013 16:38
An interesting picture. We get seals here, but no elephants ....
globalgadabout03-Feb-2013 14:02
fascinating moment...did not know about their sand trick..
Tom LeRoy03-Feb-2013 13:44
Great catch of these sun bathing beauties! Perfect timing to get the sand. V
pkocinski03-Feb-2013 13:22
Great timing on this capture!
joseantonio03-Feb-2013 13:19
What an amazing capture...V.
Graeme03-Feb-2013 13:01
A fantastic composition of these guys, Bryan.BV
Natasha C03-Feb-2013 11:15
Great capture.
poochdad03-Feb-2013 10:47
Wow, you wouldn't want to be down-wind of that spray of sand!!
Fong Lam03-Feb-2013 10:19
Delightful action shot, Bryan....V
Peter Stahl03-Feb-2013 06:09
Almost looks like antarctica with all the Elephant seals except its not warm. Excellent capture Bryan :-))
Gary Hebert03-Feb-2013 04:45
reminds me of a breeding place we stopped at a couple of years ago south of San Fran... very nice Bryan!
Carol Rollins03-Feb-2013 04:42
Wow, you caught that perfectly. Great shot Bryan.
Dennis Hoyne03-Feb-2013 04:25
They sure know how to relax! A fine capture, Bryan.
lou_rozensteins03-Feb-2013 04:09
Great! Well-captured.
Hank Vander Velde03-Feb-2013 03:10
A terrific well captured action shot here Bryan.