Happy Holidays from the Farallon 2016-17 Winter Crew! We received an extra special gift today! The first elephant seal pup of the season was born! Enjoy the photo and the video below.
Month: December 2016
2016-17 SEFI Winter Crew Introductions
Greetings from the Farallon Islands. We’ve been dodging raindrops since our arrival but the last few days have been pure sunshine and we’ve been trying to soak up the rays as much as possible. No pregnant female elephants seals have arrived to the island as of yet but we are hopeful the sunshine will start
Unusual Encounters: Ridges in the Water
Before my Farallon internship, multiple former interns and visitors warned me about the boat rides out; they would talk endlessly about the ten foot swells and the seasickness, how much dramamine they had to take, and the absurd amount of flies that would land on you once you stepped foot on the island. I
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