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Got a Kleenex?

By teocali
A rather snotty-nosed wild Atlantic Grey Seal Pup (Halichoerus grypus), taken at Donna Nook, Lincs last December. I was lying prone in the grassy dunes, focusing on some seals further away, when this youngster popped its head up. A near full frame capture, handheld, taken from 4.3m away.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my last upload - always much appreciated Smile

Tags: Wild Donna nook Pup Mammal Atlantic grey seal Humourandfun Wildlife and nature Halichoerus grypus Lincs Snotty-nosed Kleenex

Voters: mjparmy, andylea, RonnieAG and 33 more

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Jan 2013 10:19AM
Excellent head on shot of the pup, Sylvia: detail and lighting so good.
Like the title too.......gave me a chuckle for sure.
Ronnie.

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Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
30 Jan 2013 10:28AM
Can never resist the cute and charming face of these youngsters Sylvia ( even those with snotty noses ) This is really lovely.
Ron
30 Jan 2013 11:23AM
Super shot, Sylvia.
Brings back memories of when the kids were small
and dressed in those all in one jobs in their buggies Grin
Colin
30 Jan 2013 11:39AM
Pass the man size kleenex............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Jan 2013 12:56PM
Very cute, he's got a wee smile for you Sylvia.......Sandy
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 1:27PM
How gorgeous SmileSmile
Helen
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
30 Jan 2013 2:59PM
Superb image.

Ken
Greyheron Plus
13 280 7 England
30 Jan 2013 4:58PM
Beautifully done Sylvia Smile

Mike
As cute as they come Sylvia Smile wonderful stuff
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 8:01PM
A most appealing picture indeed
30 Jan 2013 8:01PM
Wonderful Sylvia, a great example of how putting the subject right in the middle of the frame can work

David
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
30 Jan 2013 8:16PM
Super head on Image - i like it - a lot!!
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
31 Jan 2013 9:41PM
A superb and different seal image Sylvia - such an appealing face. It looks like a pile of snow on the thumbnail.Smile
Brian.
2 Feb 2013 8:37PM
Lovely capture Sylvia, a special moment, you will always remember that one.
David
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
2 Feb 2013 9:43PM
A very appealing image of this chubby little chap, the eye contact is excellent. There is snot a lot more i can sayWink

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