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A mother California sea lions nurses two newborn pups. Each mother sea lions gives birth to only one pup each season. While rare, a mother sea lion may adopt an abandoned pup. This mother sea lion has done so, nursing two pups just a few days old at Point La Jolla
A mother California sea lions nurses two newborn pups. Each mother sea lions gives birth to only one pup each season. While rare, a mother sea lion may adopt an abandoned pup. This mother sea lion has done so, nursing two pups just a few days old at Point La Jolla.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39392  
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39042  
Pacific harbor seal mother and newborn pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla. This pup was born just hours before, and was soon in the ocean learning to swim, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother and newborn pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla. This pup was born just hours before, and was soon in the ocean learning to swim.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39044  
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39045  
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, born just hours before on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, born just hours before on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39047  
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzles her newborn pup. Mothers and pups will frequently nuzzle and touch to reassure the pup and solidify their nurturing bond, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzles her newborn pup. Mothers and pups will frequently nuzzle and touch to reassure the pup and solidify their nurturing bond.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39050  
Pacific harbor seal mother and newborn pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother and newborn pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39051  
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, only days old, awash with sand and small waves on a San Diego beach, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Newborn Pup, only days old, awash with sand and small waves on a San Diego beach.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39053  
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Young Pup, only days old, exiting the ocean, beside its mother on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Young Young Pup, only days old, exiting the ocean, beside its mother on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39056  
Pacific harbor seal mother and young pup, only days old, on the beach at Childrens Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother and young pup, only days old, on the beach at Childrens Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39058  
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzling her newborn pup, something they do constantly to help solidify the nurturing bond and reassure the young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzling her newborn pup, something they do constantly to help solidify the nurturing bond and reassure the young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39061  
Pacific harbor seal mother and pup, on sand beach in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother and pup, on sand beach in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39079  
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39093  
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39106  
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup About Two Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39116  
Newborn harbor seal pup is protected by its mother from a seagull. The seagull most likely wants to feed on the placenta, which is still attached to the mother, but it may also peck at and injure the pup. The seal mother does a good job of keeping birds off its newborn pup. Within an hour of being born, this pup had learned to nurse and had entered the ocean for its first swim, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Newborn harbor seal pup is protected by its mother from a seagull. The seagull most likely wants to feed on the placenta, which is still attached to the mother, but it may also peck at and injure the pup. The seal mother does a good job of keeping birds off its newborn pup. Within an hour of being born, this pup had learned to nurse and had entered the ocean for its first swim.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39119  
A young Pacific Harbor Seal pup nursing. Mother harbor seals will only nurse their pups for about four to six weeks, at which point the small seal is weaned and must begin to forage and fend for itself. That short period of time is crucial for the young seal to learn how to hunt, socialize and swim, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
A young Pacific Harbor Seal pup nursing. Mother harbor seals will only nurse their pups for about four to six weeks, at which point the small seal is weaned and must begin to forage and fend for itself. That short period of time is crucial for the young seal to learn how to hunt, socialize and swim.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39127  
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup in La Jolla About Three Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup in La Jolla About Three Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39128  
Pacific Harbor Seal in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39129  
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup in La Jolla About Three Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific Harbor Seal Pup in La Jolla About Three Weeks Old, hauled out on a white sand beach along the coast of San Diego. This young seal will be weaned off its mothers milk and care when it is about four to six weeks old, and before that time it must learn how to forage for food on its own, a very difficult time for a young seal.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39131  
Pacific harbor seal mother and young pup, only days old, on the beach at Childrens Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother and young pup, only days old, on the beach at Childrens Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39055  
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzles her young pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal mother nuzzles her young pup, at the edge of the ocean at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 39057  
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: 15480  
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  
Pacific harbor seal, newborn pup with umbilical cord, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
Pacific harbor seal, newborn pup with umbilical cord.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 20448  
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  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
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. 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: 02134  
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  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
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. 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: 03236  
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  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
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. 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: 03237  
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  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
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. 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: 03238  
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  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
A mother Pacific harbor seal and her newborn pup swim in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. 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: 10436  
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