March 10, 2009
Elephant Seal Pups, South Georgia Island
Photograph by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Fattened and then abandoned by mothers who leave to mate anew, weaned elephant seal pups stick close together until ready for a first season at sea.
See more photographs from the November 2008 feature story "Elephant Seals."