Story: Seals

Fur seal under water

Fur seals spin and change direction with ease, which is useful when chasing prey. Young seals develop these skills by frolicking for hours in the water.

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Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Seals - Seal families', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 February 2024)

Story by Lloyd Spencer Davis, published 12 Jun 2006