Valdes Creek enjoy sunrise on the coast in recent months, land of elephant seals. Dozens of fish congregate in the pebble beaches.
The male elephant seals, impose its presence, marking territory, making sure as many females as possible, herding their place in this universe that is Valdes Peninsula. As they arrive at the coast, after months of aquatic life, without touching the ground, these giant marine mammals, crawling out to the beaches, to meet the life cycle of breeding.
It is estimated there are 500 harems of elephant seals in the 200 km coastline of the Valdes Peninsula. Females of each harem, may be 2 to 130 individuals, depending on the skill and the size of the male caring for females with care.
You can see the females with their pup, breast-feeding and protecting them from the brutality male males have no scruples.
Elephant seals in Valdes Creek. Breeding and Reproduction Season