updated 10/18/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 10/19/2011 AT 4:45 PM ET
Outta my shot, birdies!
Actually, it’s the seal that’s in the way, but the extra-large animal was pretty hard to avoid. Photographer Michel Watson captured this funny photobombing attempt while visiting a colony of penguins at St. Andrews Bay in South Georgia.
The southern elephant seal, which based on its species might have weighed as much as 6,000 lbs., loomed over a dune, popping in and out of the water to get onlookers’ attention – and into their vacation photos.
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