Antarctic Fur Seal Photos, Arctocephalus gazella


Photos of Arctocephalus gazella, Antarctic fur seal
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Adult male Antarctic fur seal (bull), chasing down a female in his harem to confirm his dominance, during mating season, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay M/V Polar Star, an icebreaker expedition ship, lies at anchor in Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island.  Antarctic fur seals on the beach, and the rugged South Georgia Island mountains in the distance.  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A leucistic animal is one that has pigmentation levels far below normal and is thus much more lightly colored, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay Antarctic fur seals, on tussock grass slopes near Grytviken, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal on tussock grass, with the mountains of South Georgia Island and Fortuna Bay in the background, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal, on grass slopes high above Fortuna Bay, with the cloudy heights of South Georgia Island rising in the background, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal colony, on a sand beach alongside Right Whale Bay, with the mountains of South Georgia Island in the background, sunset, Arctocephalus gazella A curious Antarctic fur seal pup on the beach at Godthul, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal, juveniles or females, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay A colony of Antarctic fur seals, with the adult male (bull) in the center of his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Adult male bull Antarctic fur seal, amid his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella Antarctic fur seal carcass and skeletal remains of giant petrel, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, adult male bull (right) and female (left) confirm their identities via scent, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Adult male bull Antarctic fur seal, amid his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Adult male bull Antarctic fur seal, amid his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay M/V Polar Star, an icebreaker expedition ship, lies at anchor in Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island.  Antarctic fur seals on the beach, and the rugged South Georgia Island mountains in the distance.  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Updated: April 23, 2018

Species permalink: Arctocephalus gazella
Common name permalink: Antarctic fur seal