Elephant Seal Birth Videos 2–Mother and Pup Interactions

Pup and mother vocalizations, Chunk is heard vocalizing out of the frame.  A seagull feasts on the nutrient dense placenta.


Mother and pup close up, vocalizations.


The pup is looking to nurse but seems like it hasn’t figured out the mechanics of it yet.


Continue on to the next post for complete birth sequence.

See Elephant Seal Birth part 1- start and end of birth
See Elephant Seal Birth part 2
See Elephant Seal Birth part 3
See Elephant Seal Birth part 4