The Hawaiian Monk Seal By Landon K.
Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s called a Monk Seal because it’s folds of fat look like a monks hood
Hawaiian Monk Seal • They dive the length of 2 football fields to feed
Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s Hawaiian name means “dog that runs through rough waters”
Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s the MOST endangered endemic animal in the world
Hawaiian Monk Seal • They can grow up to 7 feet 400 pounds
Hawaiian Monk Seal Adaptations • They have a thick layer of blubber to aid in buoyancy, insulate them from the cold, and serve as an energy reserve • Their body is streamlined to aid in swimming • They can hold their breath for 20 minutes while diving
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