Grey seal pup on the beach in the snow. When approaching the pups you have to invest a lot of time to chose the right one. With this one he made the hard work easy and met me half way. After that I'd to keep crawling backwards because he seemed to like the taste of my lens hood.

Please - if anyone is going to try this I cannot stress enough how important it is to get on your belly and crawl as soon as you can. Also, if the seal shows any signs of distress what so ever (lifting head instead of going back to sleep) then please back off and chose another. There's plenty of friendly seals out there who don't get stressed and are instead inquisitive.

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