Elephant seals fighting



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English: Northern Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris) fighting for territory and mates, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, CA
English: Male Northern Elephant Seals fighting for territory and mates, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California (USA).
Français : Deux Éléphant de mer du nord mâles se battent pour le contrôle d'un territoire et de femelles. Pedras Blancas, San Simeon, Californie (États Unis).
Polski: Słonie morskie walczące o terytorium i partnerki u wybrzeży Piedras Blancas w Kalifornii.
Date (time of photo was 07:51 AM – Camera EXIF reflects incorrect time setting due to incorrect daylight savings adjustment.)
Source Northern Elephant Seals Fighting, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, CA 02feb2008. Canon 1D Mark III w/ 600mm f/4 IS lens on tripod.
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File name elephant_seals_fighting.jpg
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Mime type image/jpeg
Camera manufacturer Canon
Camera model Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Image resolution in width direction 240
Image resolution in height direction 240
Unit of X and Y resolution 2
Exposure time 1/800 sec (0.00125)
F number f / 7.1
Exposure program 2
ISO speed rating 400
Exif version 0221
Lens focal length 600 mm
Date and time original image was generated 2008:02:02 08:51:46
Date and time image was made digital data 2008:02:02 08:51:46
Shutter speed 9.643856
Aperture 5.655638
Exposure bias 0
Maximum lens aperture 4
Metering mode 5
Focal plane X resolution 3512.1951219512
Focal plane Y resolution 3521.7391304348
Focal plane resolution unit 2
Copyright holder (c) Michael "Mike" L. Baird

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