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Old Monday 15th April 2019, 00:37   #1
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Harbor seals pups

I've filmed a few videos of mothers and pups harbor seals. The first video shows a pup trying to find the nipple. Eventually the mother turns around allowing the pup to nurse.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DdPh690mhg

The second video shows a mother and a pup playing in the surf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1D_gNaf7mQ

The third video shows a behavior I've never observed before. A pup mistook another seal for his mother.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yajuh9Odl6o
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Old Monday 15th April 2019, 15:11   #2
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Here are two more videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3jsTEl_2_g
In this one you could see the milk, when the pup was washed off the rock.

Does somebody know what is this bird
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtQfauR03AQ

The videos were taken in Monterey, California.
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Old Monday 15th April 2019, 15:31   #3
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The bird is a Black Turnstone.

Enjoyed the videos, thanks.

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The bird is a Black Turnstone.

Enjoyed the videos, thanks.
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