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Grey Seals basking, Faroe Islands

Grey Seals basking, Faroe Islands

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The grey seal is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family Phocidae or "true seals". It is the only species classified in the genus ''Halichoerus''. Its name is spelled gray seal in the US; it is also known as Atlantic grey seal and the horsehead seal.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by DragonC
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By Tony Rath

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Uploaded Dec 6, 2011. Captured Dec 6, 2011 09:25.
  • Canon EOS-1D
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100