Discuss natural history subjects not strictly related to birds. Reports of interesting mammal, reptile, and invertebrate sightings are welcome.
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- Michael Szabo
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This looks to be a young Subantarctic Fur Seal (A. tropicalis) - photographed earlier today by Manawatu District Council staff at Himatangi Beach and posted to Facebook this afternoon. The nearest breeding site is Macquarie Island.
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