Video of vocalizations of pup and mother on day 1,
Pictures of the new pup at two days old –Jan 15
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Ed Note: Jan 14: Bertha gave birth to new pup sometime last night. Pup and mother doing well– Link to: Previous elephant seal births at Race Rocks Ed Note: January 3, 2014, Bertha the Elephant seal who has given birth on Great Race Rocks previously has just moved back onto the island. We are anticipating a new birth within the next week or so. (In 2011 it was on Jan 15) She is located near the pathway intersection at the base of the tower. Please close this screen in your browser after watching. The bandwidth used is very high so more viewers will be able to use the site if it is not streaming to your computer when you are not watching. If no one else is waiting, you can renew your view after two minutes.
Directions for Control: Press the lower right square cross icon to gain control for 2 minutes at a time . You can regain control if no one else is trying to control the camera. Use the presets or click directly on the picture to change positions. Use the vertical bar to zoom. At the top middle click on 320×240 down arrow and select 640×480. Please close this page when not in use to help us provide better bandwidth to others. If you see a “camera is busy sign”, this is because the maximum number of users has been reached. Wait a few minutes and try again. Lester Pearson College purchased this camera, a Canon VB-C60 from NuSpectra.
Ed Note Re Network Problems: Jan 16 11:30 AM: Network is back on ! Thanks to Jonathan in IT at Pearson College UWC for the fast action in replacing the main switch at the top of the lighthouse on Race Rocks.