This Elephant Seal was struck by a motor boat at Race Rocks in January of 2003. Fortunately he has recovered well as can be seen her in two videos taken by Mike Slater in July and August ,2003. See the footage taken of his original injuries here.
2009: We have called this elephant seal “SLASH” and he now has his own page here
MPA Guardian Carol Slater’s comments on these animals in the Daily log of Jan19, Feb 11, Feb13, Feb 14 and Mar 1, 2003