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Checking In On the Gray Seals

The gray seals of Seal Island are about halfway through their mating and breeding season. Despite some rough weather in the Northeast, the camera operators and seals are doing great! Recently the weather has been wet and in single digits at night. The seals don’t mind at all; love, like snow, is in the air!

Fast Fact: “Gray seals gather in large groups to mate, with males competing with each other for access to females. Land breeding gray seals are often¬†“polygynous”; one male potentially mates with up to 10 females in a given breeding season,” (NOAA).

See the gray seals on the live cam here!

(Photo from explore.org fan, Cloud)