Friday, June 20, 2014

Young Seal Season on the Beach

Every late Spring there are public service announcements about leaving baby seals alone if you come across one on the beach. I saw this pup on the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fucca.

I walked right by this pup twice as I was mostly concentrating on the geology of the steep bluff. I would have never seen the young seal but for a fellow beach traveler pointed the pup out.

It makes me wonder how obliviously I have walked by young seals in the past. I came very close to tripping over this one on Marrowstone Island.

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