Elephant seals doin’ the naughty

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Before the latest rain storm hit we were able to squeeze in a trip to Año Nuevo State Park, which lies 13 miles south of Pescadero on the California coast. It’s a beautiful coastal preserve as well as the landing spot for some 5,000 to 7,000 elephant seals who gather once a year to have their pups and mate before heading back out into the ocean for 7 to 8 months of ocean-living at 2,000-feet below sea level.

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It’s a 2-1/2 hour guided walk that costs $7 per person and it’s fascinating. I highly recommend the little jaunt. It’s a beautiful place and it was highly informative. Plus, it was just plain fun.

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I dragged Jack along with me (this is not something he would have signed up for on his own), but I think he thoroughly enjoyed it as well.

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I have some video of two males arguing and if I can get it figured out I’ll post it next week.

All in all, a great day.

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