The Sea Lion Dance

Out & About

Photographic Art stamps based on pictures of the wildlife at La Jolla Cove this past Monday.

Seagulls at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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Wading bird at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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Pelican at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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Pelican at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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Cormorants at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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Sea lion at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

Pictures copyright 2012 Russel Ray Photos

I love the little girl dancing for the sea lions in the last picture. I’ll call it the Sea Lion Dance.

I’ll end with another sunset picture from Monday’s trip to La Jolla:

Sunset at La Jolla Cove in La Jolla, California

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La Jolla is a great place to visit at any time. The tide pools and beaches are more accessible during low tides, and the there seem to be more wildlife, probably due to the sea creatures stranded in the tide pools.

You can find tide schedules here: La Jolla tides.

The best place to see the tide pools is at Rocky Point, shown on the map below.

Parking throughout La Jolla, especially during Tourist Season (Memorial Day to Labor Day), is scarce so be prepared to drive around for a while looking for a parking spot or park the first place you see a spot and walk to Scripps Park. A walk through downtown La Jolla is a great experience all on its own!rocky point la jolla map

Go to Google Maps

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13 thoughts on “The Sea Lion Dance

  1. philosophermouseofthehedge

    Ahhhhh. (that second one with the reflection makes you stop and give it a second look. All of the fine catches)
    Hey – did you see video the baby sea lion that hopped on the surf board out there? (near LA?) Hung around and surfed with the guy? The surfer said they tried to shoo it off, but it crawled into his lap like a puppy and looked scared. They called Seaworld, so the abandoned little guy is getting some dinner and a safe place to rest up for a bit. It’s bound to be on-line somewhere

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    1. Russel Ray Photos Post author

      They are used to us because we flock to see them all the time. Most of them ignore us, but in that last picture, the sea lion at the left, the one looking around, was quite aggressive. That’s why the guy in black is keeping an eye on someone else’s little girl. These animals, when aroused, are quite fast, certainly faster than a little girl, and they know how to scurry about on sand.

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