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Uri Golman / Harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) pup swimming in a hole in the ice, Magdalen Islands, Canada. March.
Alex Mustard / RF - Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) relaxing in a bed of kelp (Laminaria digitata), with two seals in the background. Farne Islands, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. British Isles. North Sea....
Ben Cranke / Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) subadult males practice sparring. St Andrew's Bay, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) and her newborn pup, bonding with calling and nuzzling. Salisbury plain, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) congregate on the beach, seeking a safe point to go into the sea, with male Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) blocking their path. St Andrew's Bay,...
Jeff Foott / Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) resting on ice with three Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) behind, Antarctica.
Mark MacEwen / Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), two females sleeping. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. October.
Pal Hermansen / Bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) hauled out on ice, reflected in water. Svalbard, Norway. May.
Olga Kamenskaya / Baikal seal (Pusa sibirica) pup on ice, endemic species. Lake Baikal, Russia, April.
David Hall / Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) using a large,encrusted boulder as a tool to scratch itself against, Gowland Harbour, Quadra Island, British Columbia, Canada. March.
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup 'waving', UK
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus), mother and young interacting on beach, UK