A mother elephant seal nurses one pup while another slaps her in the face with a flipper. The seals spend much of their time conserving energy napping on the beach.
A mother elephant seal nurses one pup while another slaps her in the face with a flipper. The seals spend much of their time conserving energy napping on the beach. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
A mother elephant seal nurses one pup while another slaps her in the face with a flipper. The seals spend much of their time conserving energy napping on the beach. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Photos: Elephant seals near Piedras Blancas lighthouse

January 07, 2012 8:21 PM