Secret To Happiness: An unshakeable belief that the simple things in life require all of our attention all of the time. Favorite Thing: Drooling.
From 1950 to 1985 the elephant seal populations at Macquarie Island, Heard Island, & others of the Iles Kerguelen stock declined by about 50%. The Macquarie population has continued to decline at about 1.2% per year. Australian scientists have tracked these seals using plastic ear tags. Elephant seals cruise the whole Southern Ocean and can swim enormous distances. For many years seals were killed for their blubber which was boiled down to make oil.
"Ruff, ruff, ruff...what's going on with these humans today? How many times does a girl have to scream to get their attention? I'm standing here...about to soil myself and the floor..geeez. That's the last time I let them sleep in!"