............and for some the journey never begins. The mortality rate for Grey Atlantic Seal Pups (Halichoerus grypus) is very low at Donna Nook. However, there are always some non starters - this pup was probably stillborn. Mother Nature usually knows best. This is a full frame uncropped image.
Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays upload - always very much appreciated
Wildlife and nature
Grey atlantic seal
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