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Elephant Seal a regular visitor to our Bay

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The Elephant seal is still here. The young male Elephant Seal is not injured or sick but  rather just resting.

They live in the Sub-Antartic region and are the largest of any seal on the planet. These behemoths can weigh up to 6000kg and grow to lengths of about 5m long.

They are easily identifiable by their long “trunk like” proboscis.

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  1. A small world - Noetzie Castles - October 16, 2013

    […] and general pollution on our oceans, even common ocean visitors can cause excitement, like the Elephant Seal enjoying some time in Plettenberg Bay. These large and unusual looking creatures were once hunted close to extinction but have managed to […]

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