Saturday, August 22, 2009

Oregon Zoo: Creatures large and small


These are my favorite shots of the whole trip. I wasn't even that excited about this exhibit. I admit I'm totally spoiled by the Newport Aquarium, and this seemed like a pale imitation. This giant Steller sea lion was swimming loops in front of these little children. I tried my best to capture just how big this animal is. I almost got it right. These kids are the size of his flipper.



1 comment:

retrieverman said...

A Steller's sea lion once showed up in Britain, making it the only eared seal ever seen in Europe.

I have no idea how it got there, but it definitely swam there.