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As an ecologist, Veronica Frans knows a lot about species and their habitats. Despite her work and knowledge of marine species around the world, it was a female New Zealand sea lion (pakake/whakahao) spotted 2 km into a forest which took her by surprise!

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Every year our volunteer group, called the SOS (Seal Observation Squad), help us cope with an overload of calls. They also help us educate the public about seal behaviour. One particular volunteer, Cassandra, took this volunteering opportunity beyond the coastline and into the classroom.

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Chris Wootton interviews Auckland Museum’s Marianne Nyegaard about this ‘suitcase with fins’.

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