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Created by Stefanie Ash

Within the West Coast Marine Protected Area, just off #Langebaan main beach, lives a family of #CapeFurSeal that can be heard from the main beach if you listen carefully.
Yesterday, I paddled out to them and it was the first time that I got this close (unintentionally, I must say)! There was at least one frantic moment of back paddling as the wind blew me so close to them whilst I was focusing on my camera, that I could touch them using my paddle, the bow of my kayak being on the rocks. They are somewhat intimidating, especially when they start grunting... and they are pretty big so close up!
There must be some kind of magic in pointing your throat at the sun, which I'll have to try for myself.
Such stunning creatures all around us. x
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