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Saimaa-ringed Seal, Finland, Linnansaari NP, 22-05-2018

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In May when the seals are moulting multiple observations aren't exceptional.

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Saimaa-ringed Seal, Finland, Linnansaari NP, 22-05-2018

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Thanks to conservation efforts Saimaa-ringed Seals now number around 400.

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

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Saimaa-ringed Seal, Finland, Linnansaari NP, 22-05-2018

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Some of the male seals can reach 100 kilos.

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Saimaa-ringed Seal, Finland, Linnansaari NP, 22-05-2018

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Some find the perfect hiding place!

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Saimaa-ringed Seal, Finland, Linnansaari NP, 22-05-2018

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As with some other furred animals the fur pattern of Saimaa-ringed Seals is unique to the individual

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Starred Agama, Greece, Asklepion, Kos, 11/05/2018

Andrew M Jewels

Amateur photographer

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Spur-thighed Tortoise, Greece, Paleo Pyli, Kos, 10/05/2018

Andrew M Jewels

Amateur photographer

© Andrew M Jewels
Musk Rat, Russia, St Petersburg, 12th May 18


Usually very shy and we don't often get views like this.

Andy Adcock

Amateur photographer

© Andy Adcock UK
Sand Cat, Western Sahara, Awserd Road, April 2018


One of two seen well during the day with a third seen at night.

Richard Webb

Amateur photographer

© Richard Webb
Cantabrian Brown Bear, Spain, Asturias, 29/04/2018

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For sure the most genuine and easiest bears (although a scope is essential) in Europe where some 300+ individuals roam freely!

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Adder, Russia, St Petersburg, 9th May 18


Male, one of two seen in the vicinity of the previous female.

Andy Adcock

Amateur photographer

© Andy Adcock UK
Adder, Russia, St Petersburg, 9th May 18


A female and at about 60cm, quite a big one for here

Andy Adcock

Amateur photographer

© Andy Adcock UK
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