Archives For kekeno

Seals – they’re charismatic creatures that are currently experiencing a population comeback. Find out how we can live alongside seals in harmony, and why it’s sometimes important to let them be.

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Kekeno/New Zealand fur seals have something unusual in common with many young New Zealanders: they’re partial to the kiwi ‘big OE’. 

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Have you found a seal in an unusual place or it looks injured? Here’s what to do when you find a New Zealand fur seal and why.

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Visit Cape Palliser at this time of year and the seal pups are sure to be performing their underwater acrobatics in rock pools or having a snooze in the sun.

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Today’s photo is of a New Zealand fur seal/kekeno taking a rest on Tonga Island in Abel Tasman National Park.

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Sometimes New Zealand fur seals end up in places where shouldn’t be – like this guy, who was sleeping in the middle of Shelly Bay Road on Tuesday.

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Marine Ranger Yuin Khai Foong writes about last week’s call out to check up on an injured New Zealand fur seal.

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