Antarctic Extremes

How Antarctica’s Cutest Baby Seals Grow Up

02/06/2020 | 10m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Giving birth and raising young is particularly challenging in Antarctica’s extreme conditions, forcing Weddell moms and pups to bear sub-zero temperatures and prevailing winds. How do they manage to do it so gracefully? To find out, Caitlin and Arlo travel to a seal colony during pupping season. Footage of seals was obtained under the authority of NMFS MMPA permit nos.1032-1917, 17236, & 21158

Aired: 02/06/20

Rating: NR


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