Young pup with mother (Jemma Finch)
There are pups in various states of moult...
Moulting pup (Jemma Finch)
A number of the weaned pups are stretching their flippers and moving around the dunes, some straying out of fenced areas and onto paths. Please give seals a wide berth, including any adults that may be outside of the fenced areas too. With bulls fighting over territories and trying to mate with cows, the colony is a dramatic but dangerous place.
Cow (Jemma Finch)
Bull (Jemma Finch)
Today's pup count takes our running total to 2,242 (plus two in the care of the RSPCA). Pupping is slowing down but will continue into the new year. We will keep you updated with our counts.
Ajay and Al totting up figures (Jemma Finch)
- Ajay Tegala (Ranger)