I've been having trouble all week with uploading videos to YouTube, and Blogger's new video upload function doesn't appear to like me at all. So hopefully these short vids will work. They feature some awfully adorable animals and it would be a shame not to be able to watch with hands clasped in rapture.
These Australian sea-lions live in and around Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island. It's the only place in Australia where you can go onto the beach with them. Here's a big bull giving a youngster what-for:
It's pup season at the moment, and the females look after their pups for the first 18 months. Most remain on shore during the days when their Mums are off swimming and fishing. This little guy had obviously been temporarily orphaned:
Hopefully I can work out the kinks in various video upload services and bring some fur-seal and dolphin action to you soon. Kangaroo Island is all that and a packet of chips when it comes to raw natural beauty!