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  1. The Hawaiian Monk Seal By Landon K.

  2. Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s called a Monk Seal because it’s folds of fat look like a monks hood

  3. Hawaiian Monk Seal • They dive the length of 2 football fields to feed

  4. Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s Hawaiian name means “dog that runs through rough waters”

  5. Hawaiian Monk Seal • It’s the MOST endangered endemic animal in the world

  6. Hawaiian Monk Seal • They can grow up to 7 feet 400 pounds

  7. 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

  8. References • Works Cited • "Creature Feature-Hawaiian Monk Seal | PolarTREC." PolarTREC | Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2010. <http://www.polartrec.com/expeditions/bering-ecosystem-study/journals/creature-feature-hawaiian-monk-seal>. • "Hawaiian Monk Seal." Home - EcoHealth Alliance - Formerly Known as Wildlife Trust. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2010. <http://www.thewildones.org/Animals/monkseal.html>. • "Hawaiian Monk Seal Facts." www.mcbi.org. Marine Conservation Biology Institute ‐ Hawaii, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <www.mcbi.org/what/what_pdfs/sealFacts.pdf>. • "Monachus schauinslandi.jpg." search.creativecommons.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. <commons.wikimedia.org>. • Region. "Hawaiian Monk Seal | Earthjustice." Earthjustice: Environmental Law: Because the Earth Needs a Good Lawyer | Earthjustice. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.earthjustice.org/irreplaceable/hawaiian_monk_seal?gclid=CNmZ_r-nyaUCFR9NgwodBCr3Ww>. • female, indicates that each adult. "HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS." Earthtrust - Wildlife Conservation Worldwide. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2010. <http://www.earthtrust.org/wlcurric/seals.html>. • MLA formatting by BibMe.org.

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