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."

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