Leopard Seal, Petone Beach

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Michael Szabo
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Leopard Seal, Petone Beach

Postby Michael Szabo » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:23 pm

A female Leopard Seal has been on Petone Beach in Lower Hutt all day.

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Hypno
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Re: Leopard Seal, Petone Beach

Postby Hypno » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:29 pm

another leopard seal was photographed and reported on FB at to-oka bay last weekend 15th also, very thin and injured

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