I love me!
Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6
190 mm · 1/640 s · f/10 · ISO 200
She (multiple “seal experts” in the vicinity referred to her as a “she” based on her somewhat diminutive size) was adorable, inasmuch as a crusty, snot-covered growling, moulting elephant seal can be, playing well for the camera and scratching cutely, as the animation below shall attest.
However, there were moments of . . . agitation . . .
Above: “Frick OFF!” Below: “Rackin’ frackin’ . . . ” *grumble mumble stinkeye*