...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