Juvenile Pup Photos

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Guadalupe fur seal pup sits on brown rocks along the coastline of Guadalupe Island, Arctocephalus townsendi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Guadalupe fur seal pup sits on brown rocks along the coastline of Guadalupe Island.
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02441  
Guadalupe fur seal mother and pup, Arctocephalus townsendi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Guadalupe fur seal mother and pup.
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02440  
Pacific harbor seal, mother and pup, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal, mother and pup.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15750  
Pacific harbor seal, mother and pup, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal, mother and pup.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15752  
Northern elephant seal,  mother and neonate pup, gulls eating placenta, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Northern elephant seal, mother and neonate pup, gulls eating placenta.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 00945  
Guadalupe fur seal, San Benito Islands, Arctocephalus townsendi, San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito)
Guadalupe fur seal, San Benito Islands.
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02103  
A Pacific harbor seal pup hauls out on a sandy beach.  This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy.  While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
A Pacific harbor seal pup hauls out on a sandy beach. This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy. While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 02162  
Guadalupe fur seals, two males fighting, Islas San Benito, Arctocephalus townsendi, San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito)
Guadalupe fur seals, two males fighting, Islas San Benito.
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02296  
California sea lion pup starving during 1997-8 El Nino event, Coronado Islands, Zalophus californianus, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado)
California sea lion pup starving during 1997-8 El Nino event, Coronado Islands.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02417  
California sea lion mother and pup swimming over kelp-covered reef at the base of Isla Afuera, Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Zalophus californianus, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
California sea lion mother and pup swimming over kelp-covered reef at the base of Isla Afuera, Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02976  
Guadalupe fur seal, juvenile, Arctocephalus townsendi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Guadalupe fur seal, juvenile.
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 10321  
Pacific harbor seal pup, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal pup.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15763  
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Canis mesomelas, Olare Orok Conservancy
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
Species: Black-backed jackal, Canis mesomelas
Location: Olare Orok Conservancy, Kenya
Image ID: 30070  
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24597  
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24604  
Leucistic juvenile antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, blond.  A leucistic animal is one that has pigmentation levels far below normal and is thus much more lightly colored, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Leucistic juvenile antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, blond. A leucistic animal is one that has pigmentation levels far below normal and is thus much more lightly colored.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24617  
Elephant seal mother and pup vocalize to one another constantly, likely to reassure the pup and confirm the maternal identity on a crowded beach.  Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon
Elephant seal mother and pup vocalize to one another constantly, likely to reassure the pup and confirm the maternal identity on a crowded beach. Central California.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 15421  
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Canis mesomelas, Olare Orok Conservancy
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
Species: Black-backed jackal, Canis mesomelas
Location: Olare Orok Conservancy, Kenya
Image ID: 29991  
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Canis mesomelas, Olare Orok Conservancy
Black-backed jackal pups, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
Species: Black-backed jackal, Canis mesomelas
Location: Olare Orok Conservancy, Kenya
Image ID: 30071  
Elephant seal pup scratches its face with its foreflipper.  Note the five "fingernails" on the flipper.  The pup will nurse for 27 days, when the mother stops lactating and returns to the sea.  The pup will stay on the beach 12 more weeks until it becomes hungry and begins to forage for food, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Elephant seal pup scratches its face with its foreflipper. Note the five "fingernails" on the flipper. The pup will nurse for 27 days, when the mother stops lactating and returns to the sea. The pup will stay on the beach 12 more weeks until it becomes hungry and begins to forage for food.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 20404  
Northern elephant seal, pup, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Northern elephant seal, pup.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 00948  
Mother elephant seal and her pup.  The pup will nurse for 27 days, when the mother stops lactating and returns to the sea.  The pup will stay on the beach 12 more weeks until it becomes hungry and begins to forage for food, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Mother elephant seal and her pup. The pup will nurse for 27 days, when the mother stops lactating and returns to the sea. The pup will stay on the beach 12 more weeks until it becomes hungry and begins to forage for food.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 15422  
Juvenile northern elephant seal warily watches the photographer, underwater, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Juvenile northern elephant seal warily watches the photographer, underwater.
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 10097  
Antarctic fur seal, pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay
Antarctic fur seal, pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24333  
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24626  
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24645  
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24656  
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