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Sea lion pup watching traffic

Sea lion pup watching traffic

Jan. 28, 1983: A sea lion pup, apparently driven ashore by heavy surf, watches traffic in Capistrano Beach.

A Pacific storm struck Southern California with 50-60 mph winds. The storm was the fourth in a series of six. The wind-driven 15-foot waves combined with an unusual high tide to damage many piers and beachfront properties.

This photo by staff photographer Don Kelsen was published in the Jan. 29, 1983, Los Angeles Times. Animal control officers picked up and cared for the pup.

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1 Comment

  1. February 2, 2015, 6:50 am

    Such a gorgeous photo! And with the Bully in the background it makes it like a set. I love it!

    By: fugojul92

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