Waiting is hard– but worth it, as Friday morning was an amazing day.
Here’s the first picture we took:
To check them out, we work quickly and pull everyone out of the den. Weigh them, give them a good look over, and then put them back and leave.
I assume pictures are better than words, so here are some pictures. The current coloring and chest markings will go away, but it will help with identification the first few weeks. Enjoy the pictures– we’ll be posting more information over the coming weeks. Pups won’t really move from the den for three weeks. In the meantime, mom stays with them in the den, leaving occasionally to eat, and dad stays very close by typically high on the cliff ledge. He’s been giving food to the female for several weeks and that will continue. Both parents are doing well too.