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Share A Newborn Seal Snapshot To Win!

UPDATE: We have a winner from the seal pup born on Friday December 18th. Thank you for sending in your snapshots! The Gray Seal moms landing on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge have already begun giving birth to adorable pups, but we have yet to catch it live on cam.

The Gray Seal Pupping Cam is Back!

Life is bursting forth in the midst of the shortest and coldest days of the year! Northern Gray Seals are about to give birth to cute, fluffy white pups just yards away from where the puffins of Seal Island, Maine spent their summer. And now the Gray Seal Pupping Cam is live again to bring

The Gray Seal Pups Pupping

Gray seal pups are nursed for ~3 weeks. After, the mom leaves the pupping site. The pups then fast while they molt the remainder of their white fur. See them live on the Gray Seal Pupping Cam.