Seals

Antarctic fur seals

Antarctic fur seal and friend in Garden Cove
A tagged Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) poses for the camera
Antarctic fur seal mum with newborn pup
Antarctic bull fur seal and weaners

Crabeater seals

Crabeater seals
Crabeater seal
A young female crabeater seal
Crabeater seal, not terribly impressed by our presence

Elephant seals

Elephant seal weaner
Elephant seal cow hugging herself
Sleeping elephant seal pup
Male elephant seal roaring on Macquarie Island beach
Elephant seal resting in the kelp yawning while facing camera
Two elephant seal weaner pups playing in a puddle. One of the seals is resting his head on the back of the other in a brown water puddle
Part of the very large elephant seal harem on West Beach. There are several hundred seals in the harem, which extends from the foreground all the way into the distance on the beach. The escarpment is in the distant background
Bull elephant seal lying among other seals with red eyes and proboscis raised.
two elephant seals with a sunset backdrop
Elephant seal weaner (pup) in a small water hole with the sign
Bull elephant seal showing off his proboscis at Hurd Point
Fighting bull elephant seals
Elephant seals and royal penguins on the beach at Hurd Point

Leopard seals

Leopard seal on ice floe
Leopard Seal mouthing a survival pack
Leopard seal at Green Gorge
Leopard seal
Leopard Seal at the Shirley Island channel

Ross seals

Ross seal
Ross seal within Casey station vicinity
Ross seals lying on the ice

Sea lions

An unusual sighting of a female hooker's sea lion on Macquarie Island
juvenile Hooker's sea lion (left) and elephant seal
Hooker’s sea lion blocking passage down Doctor’s Track
Our 'resident' young Hooker's sea lion is a young sea lion sitting among the vehicle tracks
Hooker's sea lion asleep with elephant seals on Macquarie Island

Weddell seals

Weddell seal near Mawson station
Pregnant Weddell seal
Weddell seal pup
Weddell seal pup within Mawson station vicinity
Weddell seal comes up through the sea ice to take a breath
A Weddell seal resting on the ice
Sleepy Weddell seal
Weddell seal, taking a nap at the end of the West Bay skiway
Young Weddell seal on the sea ice
A young Weddell on the sea ice with an adult Weddell sticks its head out of the water
Weddell seals gather on the ice
A heavily pregnant Weddell seal on the sea ice
Weddell seal pup at Mawson

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This page was last modified on 24 November 2014.