The flippers on this New Zealand Fur Seal pup are almost as big as its body as it rests on the coastline rocks at Cape Palliser in Wairarapa, New Zealand. It will not take long for this pup to grow into its flippers, but first he must remain on the rocks until his mother returns to nurse it as swimming and feeding on its own are still months away.
New Zealand Fur Seal, Arctocephalus forsteri, pup at the Cape Palliser Seal colony, Cape Palliser, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/50 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 350mm.
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