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?
For Further Exploration
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.