One smelly, ugly, cute mug

The Galapagos version of a street dog

All over the Galapagos Islands, sea lions enjoy a special place of privilege. On the one hand, they’re protected native wildlife; on the other hand, they’re everywhere and a regular feature of docks and marinas and empty boats and piers and beaches, well, anywhere they can flop about.

They really are a bit like stray dogs or cats in any major American city, except they’re far more prominent. I spent more than a little bit of time goofing off and photographing the lazy but cute-in-an-ugly-sort-of-way bastards.

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2 Responses to “One smelly, ugly, cute mug”

  1. Tshewang Says:
    October 26th, 2010 at 7:14 am

    smelly?? might be…Ugly?? Nooooooo…cute…no Doubt..^_^ nice pic though

  2. ADAM JADHAV » Blog Archive » Sea lions of San Cristobal Says:
    November 1st, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    [...] sea lion parade continues. They alternate between goofing off and lazing around everywhere. They’re cute, [...]

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