2010 California - April Receveur Photography
August 1, 2010 Ano Nuevo state Reserve. Male elephant seals come to the island in the summer months to molt.  They arrive to breed in December.  Dec. - March entry to the park via guided walks only.  The females arrive late in December an have pups 3-6 days after arrival (conceived the previous year).  Females come into season and mate about 24 days after giving birth.  By mid march most of th adult seals leave (leaving the pups).  During the last three weeks of April the pups go to seas one by one heading north.  (northern Washington and Vancouver Island)

August 1, 2010 Ano Nuevo state Reserve. Male elephant seals come to the island in the summer months to molt. They arrive to breed in December. Dec. - March entry to the park via guided walks only. The females arrive late in December an have pups 3-6 days after arrival (conceived the previous year). Females come into season and mate about 24 days after giving birth. By mid march most of th adult seals leave (leaving the pups). During the last three weeks of April the pups go to seas one by one heading north. (northern Washington and Vancouver Island)

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