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Antarctic Fur Seal Greeting Card featuring the photograph Beachmaster by Ginny Barklow

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Ted, Thank you so much for selecting this image to feature in the World Wildlife group!!

Absolutely amazing Ginny! Congrats on your feature! L/F

He's got a-lot to say!

Fantastic, Ginny! What a pose.


Great expression! Wonderful capture.

What personality! Well done, Ginny!

LOL....great catch, Ginny

Wonderful capture!

Great capture!

What a brute! :o) v

Wow...Beach master indeed!

What's a zoo? This is great stuff. Thanks for taking us on this journey!

Awesome! What a great shot!

Amazing wildlife capture!

Just brilliant!

What an impressive seal !!!!!

Revisiting this great image!

Great capture. v

Great capture!

Great capture.

Oh my!!! love this guy and he certainly looks like a beachmaster!

Mariola, Thank you so much for selecting this image to feature in the Wildlife ONE A DAY group!!

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Artist's Description

This Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) is a Beachmaster. That means he has proven himself to be one of the biggest, strongest and most aggressive bulls. By being the victor in a series of fierce battles with other males, he has won the right to establish a breeding territory on the beach and control a harem of females. His dominance will be challenged many times, so he must constantly be on guard. He will not even leave his territory long enough to eat during breeding season. Many bulls die from their battle wounds. 95% of the world's population of Antarctic fur seals breed on South Georgia Island, located in the South Atlantic Ocean, near Antarctica. This is the densest concentration of marine mammals on earth. I photographed this Beachmaster at Salisbury Plain on South Georgia. Taking pictures like this requires some care, since the last thing you want is for him to consider you a threat to his territory. Even though he weighs about 500 pounds, he can move very swiftly. In...

About Ginny Barklow

Ginny Barklow

I am a world traveler with a passion for nature photography. Whether I am taking pictures near my home on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, or in far away places like Antarctica, I am inspired and awed by the beauty found in nature. My work has been published in books, magazines, calendars and posters. Thank you for visiting my galleries. My hope is that you will enjoy looking at my pictures as much as I enjoy taking them. Ordering Info: Click on any gallery to view prints related to that subject, or view all images by clicking on the Artwork (or Images) tab. Click on any individual picture to enlarge the image for a better view. Tabs are provided so you can see available size and framing options for each image. Clicking on Greeting...

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