Creche

Creche

A young bull elephant seal plays with a growing pup in the shallows of a rock pool.

Full Press

Full Press

The bull holds down the youngster with his huge flipper whilst snorting into the water. Sea Lion Island.

On Patrol

On Patrol

Orca patrolling the edge of the creche in the early morning

Rock Pools

Rock Pools

Weaning elephant seals relax in the shallow waters, safely out of reach of the passing orcas.

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An Instinct for Fighting

An Instinct for Fighting

Just a few weeks old, these weanling bulls learn the rudiments of combat with one another.