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Harbor Seal

Phoca vitulina

Description:

The distinctive V-shaped nostrils identify these seals as Harbor (common) Seals. Harbor seals have spotted coats in a variety of colors from white to gray to dark brown or black. (These seals were spotted at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.)

Habitat:

Found north of the equator in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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3 Comments

Marie Cuenca
Marie Cuenca 9 years ago

Great shot! :-)

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

Humorous creatures! You have to smile when you look at these pics! Thank you for sharing.

Gina423
Gina423 9 years ago

Great photo! Fantastic!

KathyInAlaska
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KathyInAlaska

Alaska, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2012
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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