South Georgia Island and the Falklands- in benefit of the South Georgia Heritage Trust - naturalrealm

It was snowing a half hour before this was taken, and it was snowing a half hour later. The light came out to find a huddled group of photographers perched on a hillside along with the fur seals in the foreground. As the breeding season progresses for the southern fur seal, they become as aggressive as a barking dog chasing a bike with photographers. Tripods became self-defense tools, an ironic moment considering the near-extinction of this wonderful seal.

southern fur sealMV Ushuaia