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Baby seal defies death

Baby elephant seal gets squished by its father. Lives to see another day.


Elephant Seal crush - a film by Dean Cleary

Baby elephant seal gets squished by its father. Lives to see another day.


This piece shows its about being in the right place at the right time - and to have your camera with you. Captured by filmmaker Dean Cleary, just off Highway One, California - on a Canon GL2 - is the fate of a baby seal trapped by its father who rolls onto the young seal. On hearing the cries of her child the mother comes running and a happy ending follows...

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