She had dug a deep trench on one side of her, but as labor progressed, she moved around more.
She moved herself out of her trench.
She chased the gulls away but didn't go nuts at them.
This blog records my experiences as a docent at the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery on Highway 1 in California. Pups are born during the winter. In February, many are already weaned.