Antarctic Fur Seals at Red Rocks Ridge

February 15th, 2010 at 5:12 pm (AST) by Jake Richter

Also on shore were fur seals. They were quite stressed due to their molting, and we were advised to stay well away from them. I strayed too close to one (about 35 feet) and was soundly rebuked with a growl and huff.

Fur seal - also molting

Fur seal - also molting

A fur seal and its entourage of penguins

A fur seal and its entourage of penguins

 

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One Response to “Antarctic Fur Seals at Red Rocks Ridge”

  1. Jarmila Richter Says:

    Good portrait of seal, looks like he was posing for you.