Comparative Fat Content Analysis
...a real science-y way of saying "Look at how fat that pup has gotten!"
|About 70 pounds.|
|Pup is on the left (!) About 270 pounds. See how the mom diminishes as well.|
|Blubbery fatso (that's a compliment)|
|Chubs sleeping in a collapsed cornice|
|Working amongst the fatties. Note the seal behind Jason...thats a mom whos been nursing for about a month...she used to be quite rotund, now you can see her shoulder and hip bones now that the pup has incorporated all her mass.|
All Weddell seal images obtained under NMFS permit no. 17236