Monday, October 5, 2009

Sea Lions

On Pier 39 on San Francisco bay a magical thing happens every summer

An extended family of sea lions takes over the place

Intensely social, for the most part

I'm told the City Fathers would like to give the Pier back to the boats and are looking for ways to discourage the sea lions from returning. I can understand the financial need, but it sure is amazing and unforgettable to see a colony of wild mammals like this at close range.