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Young grey seal In December on the beaches of Vlieland (an island at the north of the Netherlands) gray seals bring up their offspring. The newborn pups are white. After about five weeks they start to get their adult colors and from that moment on, they are able to swim. Grey Seal,Grey seal,Halichoerus grypus,Seal,gray seal,wadden sea,waddenzee Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Young grey seal

In December on the beaches of Vlieland (an island at the north of the Netherlands) gray seals bring up their offspring. The newborn pups are white. After about five weeks they start to get their adult colors and from that moment on, they are able to swim.

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  1. So adorable! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Awesome! Posted 2 years ago
  3. Super cute! Great shot :) Posted 2 years ago
  4. Thank you very much! Happy holidays! Posted 2 years ago

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The grey seal is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family Phocidae or "true seals". It is the only species classified in the genus ''Halichoerus''. Its name is spelled gray seal in the US; it is also known as Atlantic grey seal and the horsehead seal.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Engelbert
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By Engelbert

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Uploaded Dec 23, 2018. Captured Dec 23, 2018 15:14.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/790s
  • ISO1600
  • 85mm