An elephant seal estimated to weigh 4,000 pounds escaped briefly onto the boardwalk at Piedras Blancas on Dec. 27 before being herded back onto the beach.
An elephant seal estimated to weigh 4,000 pounds escaped briefly onto the boardwalk at Piedras Blancas on Dec. 27 before being herded back onto the beach. Linda Dron Special to The Cambrian
An elephant seal estimated to weigh 4,000 pounds escaped briefly onto the boardwalk at Piedras Blancas on Dec. 27 before being herded back onto the beach. Linda Dron Special to The Cambrian

4,000-pound elephant seal barges through fence at Piedras Blancas

December 30, 2015 09:21 AM

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