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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

One-Eyed Seal Pup

I was walking along a south shore beach today and spotted a seal pup. Upon closer inspection, I noticed it had only one eye. It was a very small pup, perhaps 30 or 40 pounds if that. It seemed very healthy and active. And the wound did not look infected. This is the second seal I have seen within the past few weeks with only one eye. I have never seen this before and I wonder what is causing this. Does anyone know why this is?

Here are some pictures I took of the seal pup today-





Sunday, January 27, 2008

Snowy And Stormy Sunday

We finally got some snow here this winter. Along with it came a lot of wind. Here's a video clip I shot from Straight Wharf this afternoon-

video

Here are a few pictures as well-