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Tourists flock to California for elephant seals

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(WTNH) — Some tourists are heading to the beaches in northern California to get a look at some elephant seals.

With the mating season for elephant seals reaching its peak, hundreds of them are showing up on the shore.Related Content: Elephant seal repeatedly tries to cross California highway

Officials say these seals can be up to 15 feet long and weigh 5,000 pounds.Related Content: Mystic Aquarium releases young harbor seal in Rhode Island

Have you ever seen an elephant seal before? Let us know in the comments section below!

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