Northern Elephant Seal with net scarring
Northern Elephant Seal, Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery
This elephant seal shows signs of having gotten entangled in some rope or netting, leaving a deep scar around the neck. The deep indentation indicates it was entangled for a long period of time, and this animal likely had the netting removed by humans, it isn't likely something like that came off on its own. It's lucky to be alive.