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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    Haven't seen this before at #Dragonhead. Lots and lots of chicks all creched together, few adults scattered around and a seal? front right?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    When chicks get older and are able to stay outside the nest and regulate their body temp., they always form creches like that. The 'seal' is just a rock.

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    Thespian rocks pretending to be other things .... you would think I could recognise them by now!!!

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  • gardenmaeve by gardenmaeve moderator

    They fool us all! I like the term, "thespian rocks"! 😄

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    What gets me is that I have seen this image so many times yet never thought it was a seal before ... I suppose I am more aware now of the

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    close proximity that some of the colonies share with seals and expect to see them, or maybe I can blame the light 😃 😃

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  • gardenmaeve by gardenmaeve moderator

    Oh sure, blame the light! 😄

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    Well .... it is all about the light 😄 😄

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