Elephant Seal Mother and Pup Photograph by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott An elephant seal mother and pup nuzzle to learn each other's smell. Before weaning at about three weeks, the 90-pound (40-kilogram) newborn could triple its weight, while the nursing mother may lose a third.
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