Daily Archives: March 11, 2018

Getting borned is such hard work…

Harbor Seal pup, new born, La Jolla Cove, La Jolla California

From what I have seen of Harbor Seals pupping in La Jolla Cove in California, when first born, the pups frisk in the water around their mothers for 20-30 minutes, but then they need a rest. On the beach side of the sea wall at Children’s Pool Beach, they haul out, mother and pup, on the sand. On the rocky side of the wall, they find a shallow ledge. This pup seems to be enjoying the Southern California sun on its belly, while recuperating from the rigors of the birthing canal. Sony RX10iv at 150 and 600mm. Program mode. 1/250th @ ISO 100 @ f4. Processed in Polarr and assembled in FrameMagic.