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Two pups nurse on an elephant seal mother.  In spite of the fact that a female only has enough milk to successfully nurse a single pup to weaning, abandoned pups may try to nurse and the inexperienced mothers may not understand that both pups are doomed.  Winter, Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon
Two pups nurse on an elephant seal mother. In spite of the fact that a female only has enough milk to successfully nurse a single pup to weaning, abandoned pups may try to nurse and the inexperienced mothers may not understand that both pups are doomed. Winter, Central California.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 15483  
Elephant seal pup nurses.  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 nurses. 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: 15494  
Newborn elephant seal pup, still wearing part of its placental sac, makes its initial bond with its mother.  Winter, Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon
Newborn elephant seal pup, still wearing part of its placental sac, makes its initial bond with its mother. Winter, Central California.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 15495  
An adult male elephant seal, rushing to attack another male intruding on his territory, tramples a tiny pup.  Pups experience a high mortality rate, including injury, separation from mother, being washed into the ocean and abandonment, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
An adult male elephant seal, rushing to attack another male intruding on his territory, tramples a tiny pup. Pups experience a high mortality rate, including injury, separation from mother, being washed into the ocean and abandonment.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 15496  
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: 15753  
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: 15754  
Pacific harbor seal, pup nursing, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal, pup nursing.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15755  
Pacific harbor seal, pup nursing, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal, pup nursing.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15757  
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: 15758  
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: 15759  
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: 15760  
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: 15761  
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: 15762  
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: 15764  
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: 15772  
Pacific harbor seal pup watches a seagull, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal pup watches a seagull.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15773  
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: 15776  
Elephant seal 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
Elephant seal 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: 20406  
Elephant seal 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
Elephant seal 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: 20425  
Elephant seal 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
Elephant seal 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: 20426  
Bull male elephant seal, mother 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
Bull male elephant seal, mother 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: 20427  
Northern elephant seal, cow/pup, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Northern elephant seal, cow/pup.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 00946  
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