Bull Elephant Seal and pups

by on July 20, 2012

 

 

 

The resurgent Drakes Bay elephant seal colony produced 330 pups in 2012. Photo by Richard James.

Bull Elephant Seal and pups on Drakes Beach. This male had just engaged in a lengthy fight with another bull, both on land and in the water. After returning to the beach, he proceeded to mate with numerous females.

 

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