Kōrero: Seals

Sleeping spot

Sleeping spot

Fur seals treat man-made objects as part of their habitat, and this wagon at Wellington’s CentrePort provides shelter from the sun. With a layer of fur and blubber to stay warm in cool water, seals commonly become overheated on land.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Zoology-Seals-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Seals - New Zealand fur seal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7890/sleeping-spot (accessed 18 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Lloyd Spencer Davis, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006