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Out of Focus – Ferocious Wildlife! (preview)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg

©Ethan Meleg Getting between rival elephant seals is a bad idea!

©Ethan Meleg
Getting between rival elephant seals is a bad idea!

When I tell people that I’m a wildlife photographer, at some point in the conversation they usually say something along the lines of, “Oooh, that must be a really dangerous job.” I get a belly chuckle every time I hear it!

There’s no doubt about it, wildlife photography is exhilarating. I’ve spent countless hours hanging out with some of the “fiercest” animals: grizzly bears, elephant seals, lions, hippos, wolves and moose. A couple of times, I’ve had some uncomfortably close encounters. There was one instance when a grizzly bear …

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