Thursday, February 08, 2007

Magic leopard moments!

January, 2007

Sometimes it all just comes together perfectly. It is these rare moments where I am truly interacting with an animal in its own element that makes all the long hours of carrying around all that silly camera equipment worthwhile. This adult leopard seal approached and continued to circle our inflatable Zodiac time and again. She was especially interested in the motor, and each time First mate Magnus would drop the engine into gear she would swim right up to the moving propeller to get a face full of prop wash. What must she be thinking? She was as interested in us an we were in her...just who is watching whom here? Hmmm....