Two weaned elephant seal pups playing at the Piedras Blancas rookery. Their
loose baggy skin is a sign that their mother has left them to fish in the ocean,
and that they have been living off their own fat reserves.
Image ID: anim1411, NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection Location: California, Point Piedras Blancas Photo Date: 2005 Photographer: Barbara Taylor NMFS/SWFSC/PRD