Chick magnet by Ron Clifford (1 images)

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A massive 3 ton elephant seal looks comical as it sits on a beach surrounded by fluffy penguin chicks.

This male seal is known as a 'beachmaster' as it is the largest male on the sub-Antarctic island, and will defend its harem of much smaller females from other males wanting to intrude on its turf.

Photographer Ron Clifford spotted the seal on South Georgia Island a British Overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean, where huge colonies of king penguins...
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