Story: Seals

Castle Point

Castle Point

Male fur seals that have not managed to hold a territory to breed, along with immature males, gather as bachelors at haul-out (resting) sites for most of the year. This site is at Castle Point, south of Hawke's Bay.

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Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Seals - New Zealand fur seal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Lloyd Spencer Davis, published 12 Jun 2006