Kōrero: Seals

Sea lions on land

Seals’ movement is more cumbersome on land than in the water, where their great weight is supported by buoyancy. These New Zealand sea lions walk and run on all fours, on flippers that are more suited to swimming than walking. In this scene, the large male is using his might to keep ‘his’ females separated from other males.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Seals - Seal families', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/6172/sea-lions-on-land (accessed 25 October 2021)

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