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Harbour Seal or Common Seal

Phoca vitulina

Description:

http://www.selasetur.is/en/seals/about-i... Most common seal found in Iceland.

Notes:

Seen on the nature reserve, Hornstrandir, Iceland. Remained there for about 3-4 hours, by itself, just basking in the sun.


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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 months ago

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Iceland

Lat: 66.33, Long: -22.86

Spotted on Aug 31, 2015
Submitted on May 1, 2016

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