Seal Bomb in Penguin Photo: Real or Photoshop? (UPDATED)


Cute Overload

So many boring pictures of penguins on TreeHugger lately, they have even taken to hipster architect black to get our attention. This one is enlivened by a smiling seal; the alt text on the cute overload posting is "No, I did not photoshop this." We are not so sure. Our Antarctic correspondent suggests that "to get a seal head at that angle, it'd have to be lying down and roll up into the picture. which it can do. But it'd mean the photographer was right on top of the seal while it was lying down, and that seems really unlikely."

What do you think?


UPDATE:

Commenter Jkeez provides a dead link to Gap Adventures, but also a copy of the original picture prior to clever cropping:

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