Header Attribution

The header photo is a wall in the Depot Art District in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Piedras Blancas: Young Bulls

Piedras Blancas, California

Pups are basking
while a couple of young bulls elephant seals
(Mirounga angustirostris)
spar playfully.

When these bulls get older,
they will be much,

And they will engage in fierce-sounding combat
for the right to impregnate
their chosen cows.

Read more about Elephant Seals HERE.


  1. Love these creatures. My parents lived in Turlock and in 1987 we took my mother over to the Pebble Beach area and one thing I remember - all the beautiful seals!

    1. Lowell, do you have seals in Florida? I have visited Florida a few times, but I do not remember seeing any seals.... then again, I was always on the lookout for alligators, so... :)