And below the pup is out and the mother is taking her first look at her young one.
There is a final photo in this series and it's posted on the Independent Coast Observer's web site under On-Line Features, Sightings photos. It shows the pup and mother bonding - a very sweet sight.
Here's the link to the ICO: www.mendonoma.com
Thanks to Jeannie for allowing me to share her wonderful photos with you here.