A visiting seal…

We were quite surprised today when we arrived out at LDB (the ballooning camp) to find a Weddell seal making its way towards us. ┬áIt (I can’t tell whether it’s a he or a she) was coming from the northeast, heading toward McMurdo… maybe making a tour around Ross Island?

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Here’s are links to three videos, if you want to see him scooting along on his long journey…

http://youtu.be/rjd3bwwS4xI

http://youtu.be/IIvRe7INVrM

http://youtu.be/a7cjoK8yYkE

Wish him luck!