Talk:Northern elephant seal

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"Male, female and pup"[edit]

Shouldn't that read, "Female, pup and beach master"? Because otherwise the photo might convey the idea that they're a happy little family, which is somewhat removed from the truth, seeing that harems can contain 30 to 100 cows (as the article does state). Papa Lima Whiskey (talk) 12:26, 28 April 2008 (UTC)

  • Description is corrected. Thank you.--Mbz1 (talk) 02:16, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

i luv chris —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:45, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

"...the younger, less capable males are simply chased away, often to upland dunes, where they will rest up and contemplate their martial strategy for the next year."

-I thought that should be "marital" as it's talking about acquiring a mate. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Aksel89 (talkcontribs) 22:52, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

To be fair, the whole tone of that is wrong. They don't contemplate their strategy for the following year at all. They don't have a strategy beyond be big and intimidating. I will remove it. Sabine's Sunbird talk 22:59, 20 October 2008 (UTC)