Marooned on "Robinson Crusoe's" Juan Fernandez Islands, Wild Chronicles and National Geographic's Crittercam® team are in for a wild ride of discovery. Follow a mother fur seal as she crashes through the surf, twisting and turning in search of food, while her hungry newborn pup waits anxiously on the shore for a belly-filling meal.
How long does a mother fur seal stay with her pup after giving birth?
How long does a Juan Fernandez fur seal stay at sea?
John, the conservationist, calls the Crittercam footage of a Juan Fernandez fur seal "the greatest roller coaster ride." Why?
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry anxious Adjective
nervous or worried.
camera designed to be worn on a wild animal, providing a "critter-eye view" of the animal's environment.
material, usually of plant or animal origin, that living organisms use to obtain nutrients.
Encyclopedic Entry: food seal Noun
marine mammal with flippers and a sleek coat.
waves as they break on the shore or reef.