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 Buffel – Fish Hoeks Celebrity Elephant Seal

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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… Read More

Southern Elephant seal Fish Hoek Beach, Cape Town

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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

Elephant Seal still on Duiker Island with the Cape Fur seals in Cape Town

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Elephant Seal still on Duiker Island with the Cape Fur seals in Cape Town The Hout Bay, Duiker Island, Southern Elephant seal is still hanging around and seems to be taking a liking to playing roughly with Cape Fur seal. The Animal Ocean staff thought that perhaps our visitor would of left after last weeks huge swells, but afraid not. The massive… Read More

Elephant Seal returns to Duiker Island, Cape Town

Elephant Seal at Duiker Island , Hout Bay, Cape Town, seal snorkeling
Elephant Seal returns to Cape Town Our Southern Elephant Seal has returned. In October last year Duiker Island, Cape Town, was visited by a very lost large Southern Elephant Seal, and this year the same young male has returned. He has an injured left eye which can be seen in images taken on his last visit and in those taken recently; however this… Read More