So instead, I have decided to draw for you some of the Alaskan wildlife that we saw while on our trip. I am going to draw them based entirely on memory and speculation, and then I will find a picture of what the animal actually looks like so we can tell how close I got to the mark.
We didn't see any bears, though, so if you're here for bears you aren't going to get any. I know, I know -- I'm twice as angry as you are, trust me.
First up ...
We saw some orca while out on a boat tour in Seward, Alaska. They were chasing the boat and it was neat! They looked pretty much like this:
Or, as Google images would have you believe, like this:
Damn, I forgot the white bit on the bottom. Other than that, it was a perfect likeness.
We also got to see ...
We only saw the fin and the tail, so I kind of had to fill in some blanks. I'm pretty sure I nailed it though.
Ummm ... oh. The fins are ... pretty big. I totally got the bummer face right, though. Chin up, ol' buddy!
Then, we were treated to a show by some ...
STELLER SEA LIONS
The females of the species are considerably smaller than the males. The male looked something like this, though:
Haaaaa what a tubby dope!
Let us not forget the excitement of watching ...
... trying to fly! Those chubby bastards had a hell of a time staying airborne:
My drawing is bad, and I feel bad.
Closing out on a high note, you'll never guess what animal we saw out the window of our bus from Anchorage down to Seward! It was a ....
This has not been a fruitful endeavor.