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Photo © Chris Pincetich, some rights reserved
Honolulu, US-HI, US
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM

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This endangered Hawaiian monk seal was viewed from a distance, and was basking in the sun on a public beach. Within 10 minutes of observation, we saw a tourist disturb it and it swam out to sea.

May. 19, 2012 16:42:13 -0700
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Hawaiian Monk Seal - Photo (c) Kanaka's Paradise Life, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
chrispincetich's ID: Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)
Posted by chrispincetich over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hawaiian Monk Seal - Photo (c) Kanaka's Paradise Life, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
sea-kangaroo's ID: Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)
Posted by sea-kangaroo almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hawaiian Monk Seal - Photo (c) Kanaka's Paradise Life, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
chrispincetich's ID: Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)
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Hawaiian Monk Seal - Photo (c) Kanaka's Paradise Life, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)
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