Sea Lion Island

Sea Lion Island Lodge with part of the Gentoo Colony in foreground

Sea Lion Island Lodge with part of the Gentoo Colony in foreground

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Penguins and Reflections

Penguins and Reflections

Gentoo, Magellanic, Rockhopper penguins and one King penguin

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The Southern elephant seals of Sea Lion Island have been studied for the past 20 years by the Elephant Seal Research Group headed by Drs Filippo Galimberti & Simona Sanvito  We were privileged to meet Filippo and be introduced to these amazing giants and to have the opportunity to photograph them.

Southern Elephant seal on kelp

Southern elephant seal on kelp

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The South American sea lion for which Sea Lion Island is named breeds in several locations around the island, the most notable being East Loafers, a bay on the south side of the island.

Young bull Southern Sea Lion at rest

Young bull South American sea lion at rest

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