Did You Know? Gray seals belong to a group of animals called pinnipeds. Pinniped literally means “wing-foot.” This photo from our Cam Operator on the Gray Seal Pupping Cam captured this close up. Gray seals are part of the Phocid family. These seals “are known as true or “earless” seals. These animals lack external ear flaps and are incapable
Gray Seal Pups Begin Journey
The Gray Seal Pups, some now weaned, are beginning their journey out to sea. This photo from explore.org fan, Cloud, catches one curious pup tasting the wood on the camera base! After three weeks of feeding the baby seals, “pups,” shed their furry white coats and then begin their grown up adventures at sea alone.
The Growth of Solar Pup
Explore.org fan, Samantha Eye, has been following a new gray seal pup she’s named Solar Pup for its interest in the live cam solar power generators. Samantha Eye points out how fast the pup has been growing as you can see in the before (right) and after (left) picture taken six days later. Gray seals