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 Buffel – Fish Hoeks Celebrity Elephant Seal

Buffel Elephant Seal Fish Hoek Steven Benjamin Animal Ocean
Buffel - Fish Hoek's Celebrity Elephant Seal Buffel the Elephant Seal is still resting on Fish Hoek beach. It’s the 22nd day now of Buffel's moult and his old skin and fur are gone. A new darker skinned Buffel has been revealed (see past post).  At first the beach goers of Fish Hoek didn’t know what to make of him and flurry of people came to… Read More

Southern Elephant seal Fish Hoek Beach, Cape Town

Elephant Seal Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Elephant Seal Fish Hoek Beach It is such an honour to have such a special visitor to the False Bay. The Southern Elephant seal that is resting on Fish Hoek beach is well known and fast becoming a true Capetonian. The Southern Elephant seal, known as Buffel, by the researchers who tagged him has caused a bit of intrigue to the local beach goers. I… Read More

Southern Elephant seal – Who are you ?

Elephant seal Duiker Island Animal Ocean Steve Benjamin
Our Huge visitor - Southern Elephant Seal The Southern Elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) at Duiker Island, Hout Bay, is still hanging around and seems well at home now. He arrived this year on the 29 August this year, and its this individuals 3rd time visiting Duiker Island in as many years. In the previous posts, we are not sure of this… Read More

Two Oceans Aquarium uses Steve Benjamin’s image as entrance.

Seal Snorkeling, Cape Town, South Africa, Hout Bay
The Two Oceans Aquarium has re-done their entrance arch with one of my slip-level images and it’s massive! The idea for this project was too take visitors underwater, without them getting wet. Structurally this arched image, will bring visitors from the V&A Waterfront as the leave the surface and bring them underwater. Image installation at… Read More

Hout Bay harbour get a scrub for International Beach Clean-up Day

Raoul Coscia Hout Bay Harbor Animal Ocean beach clean-up
Beach Clean-up 2018 Animal Ocean teamed up with an army passionate ocean groups from around Cape Town for a beach clean-up on International Beach Clean-up day, to help get as much trash off our beaches and out of the ocean as possible. We set up a gazebo and rallied our friends, family and guests to come down and join the community to do a little… Read More

Animal Ocean YouTube channel

Seal Snorkeling, Cape Town, South Africa, Hout Bay
Animal Ocean YouTube We've put a lot of effort this year into creating the Animal Ocean YouTube account and posted some interesting videos about things we are passionate - from Seal snorkeling, Octopii, Birds of Prey, Sharks and Cape Town exploration. The camera team were Steve Benjamin and Dani Davenport. Dani edited them all with masterful… Read More