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Honolulu, US-HI, US, OC, Oceania
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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.

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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 [inactive]) (inactive taxon)
Posted by chrispincetich about 4 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 [inactive]) (inactive taxon)
Posted by sea-kangaroo over 3 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 (Neomonachus schauinslandi) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by chrispincetich 7 months 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 (Neomonachus schauinslandi) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by sea-kangaroo 7 months 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 (Neomonachus schauinslandi) Added as part of a taxon swap
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Hawaiian Monk Seal - Photo (c) Kanaka's Paradise Life, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Hawaiian Monk Seal (Neomonachus schauinslandi)
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