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Bellowing as part of mating rituals in South Georgia

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Paul Nicklen/National Geographic

Southern elephant seal bulls bellow for the chance to mate with females on South Georgia in the South Atlantic Ocean. Only one in three of these bulls, each weighing between 2,200 and 4,000kg, will get a chance to mate.

I’ll refrain from political analogies.

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Written by Ed Campbell

January 16, 2012 at 10:00 pm

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