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Harbor Seals

Phoca vitulina

Description:

Harbor seals with their pups in the La Jolla children's pool. These Harbor Seals are going instinct. People are trying to take away their natural habitat and turn it into a Children's pool.

Habitat:

California sea lions are found from Vancouver Island, British Columbia to the southern tip of Baja California in Mexico.

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6 Comments

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 10 years ago

Definitely harbor seals... love the mother and pup sniffing each other's nose

Elsa
Elsa 10 years ago

Cool, still a great spotting regardless! So nice to see the pups, finger's crossed they won't be able to turn it into a children's pool. You should add to this mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/6544...
P.S. those seagulls are HUGE!

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

you can also include the birds for a different spotting.

Animallover
Animallover 10 years ago

Oh, sorry you were right they are Harbor seals. Thank you for telling me I'm going to go change it now

Animallover
Animallover 10 years ago

No, Harbor Seals have some faded spots on there bodies but these sea lions are pure brown/light brown.

Elsa
Elsa 10 years ago

Lucky you for spotting, but aren't these guys harbour seals?

Animallover
Spotted by
Animallover

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2011
Submitted on Jun 19, 2011

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