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Hawaiian monk seal

February 25, 2015 • Makalawena Beach • Kekaha Kai State Park, Big Island, Hawaii

Coordinates: 19.79286,-156.02598 (click for map)
Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) [Makalawena Beach, Kekaha Kai State Park, Big Island, Hawaii]
Filename: 20150225-125011.jpg 3084x2313 pixels, ISO 80, f4.5 @ 1/640 sec
Monachus schauinslandi

This seal has "N45" bleached onto her back, and has been given the name "Makaiwi" by NOAA researchers.

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