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New Zealand Sea Lion

Phocarctos hookeri


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


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.


Curio Bay, south island. New Zealand

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Yasser 7 years ago

Looks like he's trying to hitchhike! :)

Elbereth 7 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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