Galapagos Sea Lions – Motherly Love

Galapagos Sea Lions - Motherly Love

Galapagos Sea Lions – Motherly Love

The static and social interaction between mother-offspring pairs is a central social unit in most mammalian groups, as well as these sea lions. The cow will nurture a pup for up to three years. In that time, the cow and the pup will recognize each other’s bark from the rest of the colony.

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