This is the first of a few images of the grey seal pups taken from behind the fence at the viewing area at Donna Nook. I was disappointed to have not achieve front-to-back focus here, especially at 12mm (18mm effective), however this pup caught me a little off guard by taking quite an interest in my camera. I do like the impact that the sharp eyes have relative to the soft nose though. Wide angle wildlife photography is quite challenging, so I am happy with this as a start but feel it could…
Scientists have unearthed an interesting example of animal behavior, catching wild grey seals clapping underwater for the first time ever, seemingly an attempt to catch the eye of potential suitors that happen to be in the area.
Atlantic grey seals, the largest of the two seal species found around British, northern European and North American and Canadian shores, make a huge maternal sacrifice for their pups, new research has revealed.
Grey Seal Pups Arrive … In Shetland grey seals tend to give birth to their pups slightly later than the rest of the country, with the majority being born in early November, although some arrive slightly earlier and occasionally even later.