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This morning, a young female Saimaa Ringed Seal appeared on the ice about 200 meters from our house, and I managed to get some shots of her. The Saimaa Ringed Seal is one of the most endangered species of seal (only about 300 individuals exist), and the entire population lives in Lake Saimaa, Finland. The seals are usually very easy-going, and not easily frightened by onlookers. This individual spent a few hours in the same spot, taking in the sun and the surroundings.
For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saimaa_ringed_seal
These images are fairly heavily cropped. Shot with a Sigma 120-300 OS + Kenko 1.4 TC.
Saimaa Ringed Seal by JaakkoHeikkila, on Flickr
Saimaa Ringed Seal 2 by JaakkoHeikkila, on Flickr
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