Friday, April 25, 2014

Elephant seal season

Once again... these photos are a bit delayed. These were taken at the end of January at Point Conception. Elephant seal season starts around Christmas and by now most to all the new pups have been weaned from their mom.

Elephant seal mom and pup (Mirounga angustirostris) with umbilicus still attached

Elephant seal mom and pup (Mirounga angustirostris) with gull going after umblilcus