Newsreel footage from 1951 speculates about candidates for the 1952 presidential race. CU of a large Eisenhower photo. A sign on the side of a building says, "Republicans for Eisenhower." Shots of candidates Taft and Warren making announcements. Warren holds a G.O.P. elephant as he smiles. President Truman stands at a podium and jokes about the upcoming race. DOC/WA - 1951 - B/W
Juvenile and adolescent northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) bask in the sun along the Central Coast of California, USA. Many can be seen flipping sand onto their bodies to protect their sensitive skin from sunburn. Adult males can reach 4 meters in length and weigh over 2,000 kilograms. Once hunted to near-extinction, northern elephant seals now number close to 200,000.
Male northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris). Male seals possess an inflatable proboscis on the head. During the breeding season males fight for territories on the beach, which give them access to females. Dominant males may possess harems numbering up to 40 females by the end of the season. Northern elephant seals are found in the North-East Pacific Ocean. Filmed in California, USA.
The Barstow family's Baja boat trip on board the Cape Polaris in 1973 from San Diego to Scammon's Lagood on Baja California. Highlights include beach combing, whale watching, both California grays and killer whales, as well as elephant seals.