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New Zealand Sea Lion

Phocarctos hookeri

Description:

also known as Hooker's Sea Lion or Whakahao in Māori. It is monotopic of its genus

Habitat:

the coast of New Zealand's South Island and Stewart Island/Rakiura to some extent, and to a greater extent around New Zealand's sub-antarctic islands, especially the Auckland Islands.

Notes:

Curio Bay, south island. New Zealand

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2 Comments

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Looks like he's trying to hitchhike! :)

Elbereth
Elbereth 6 years ago

new zealand sea lion

Southland, New Zealand

Lat: -46.66, Long: 169.10

Spotted on Sep 1, 2010
Submitted on Oct 29, 2010

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