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Swimming the line by woxys Swimming the line by woxys
Arthos, Lily and Tamina, harbor / common seal (Phoca vitulina, tulen obecny) from ZOO Jihlava, Czech republic :D


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:camera: Canon 500D + Kit lens 55-250 IS
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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina)
Location:temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern hemisphere
Size: 1,8 m long body weight: 130 kg
Diet: fish, shrimp, mollusks, squids, birds
Conservation status: Least Concern
Interesting facts: Harbor seal is the most common species of pinnipeds | females live longer than males (35 vs 25 years) | seals sleep in the water, breathing every few minutes | baby of the seal is called the pup | mother milk of the seals is extremelly fatty | they can spend 10 minutes underwater and when diving, they can reach the depth of 450 metres | in ZOOs, seals sometime die due eating coins and other things, which were thrown to their pool by stupid visitors

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:iconsubarufoxboy:
And they make such a cute little swim group ^^
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Pink-Pony Mar 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot!
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ButterflyReflection Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
they look SILVER lol
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minime2210 Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great timing! I love how the leading seal has his nostrils wide open. I just love harbours :love:
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:iconlonesomeyes:
They make me want to go to the zoo XD
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:iconadtemexi:
Fantastic shoot!!
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katkotab Sep 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
sooooooo cute
amazing shoot
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HareTrinity Sep 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hahaha, adorable eyes!
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:iconmoonlightbird:
Il ove them so much, they are so cute. I saw them a lot in the north sea. One day I want to visit the rescue station which is here. I haven't been there yet.
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