Wellington leopard seal

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Alan Tennyson
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Wellington leopard seal

Postby Alan Tennyson » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:06 pm

A rather nice leopard seal near Freyberg Pool on the Wellington waterfront at the moment.
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Michael Szabo
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Re: Wellington leopard seal

Postby Michael Szabo » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:28 am

Here's a photo taken on Tuesday. It is no longer there:
https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5DDCC4D2
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David Riddell
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Re: Wellington leopard seal

Postby David Riddell » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:54 am

I see there's one at Waihi Beach this morning as well. Or possibly the same one if the one in Wellington has moved on?
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/30271126

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