hawaiian monk seal <3 ~ Scientists don’t know why this seal’s population keeps declining

hawaiian monk seal ~ Scientists don’t know why this seal’s population keeps declining JO: Galapagos sharks are a Leading cause :(

The Endangered Monk Seal.  With fewer than 1,100 left in existence, the Hawaiian monk seal is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. High pup mortality, deadly entanglement in fishing gear, infectious disease, & effects of climate change threaten these rare seals & increasingly place their future in jeopardy.

Here's your daily dose of cute: A Hawaiian monk seal yearling takes care of an itch. Photographer Mark Sullivan captured this moment at the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Refuge Association.

with fewer than 1,100 left in existence, the Hawaiian monk seal is the most endangered marine mammal in the world! Experience Maui, book on MauiWestside.com

Here's your daily dose of cute: A Hawaiian monk seal yearling takes care of an itch. Photographer Mark Sullivan captured this moment at the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National ( Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Refuge Association (

The Hawaiian Monk Seal is one of only two endemic mammals to Hawaiʻi (the other is the Hoary Bat)

The Hawaiian Monk Seal, one of the few endemic mammals to Hawai'i. We were thrilled to see two of these guys while snorkeling off of Maui! Like winning the snorkel lottery!

Hawaiian Monk Seal: Known as Ilio holo I ka uaua, which means, "dog that runs in rough water", only about 1200 survive.

While most seals make their homes in colder climates, Hawaiian Monk Seals prefer the warm , sandy beaches of northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

This Hawaiian monk seal shows how we all feel on #Saturday mornings. Photo: @Oceana

Find details on the Hawaii State Mammal, Hawaiian monk seal(Monachus schauinslandi). Access Hawaii other symbols.

The Hawaiian Monk Seal is a Critically Endangered seal native to the Hawaiian Islands. The greatest threats to this species survival include being caught accidentally, shark predation, pollution, and habitat destruction.

the Hawaiian monk seal. It’s from a family of super-rare species; there are less than 600 Mediterranean monk seals in the wild, and the Cari.

Caribbean Monk Seal Extinct in 2008

Caribbean Monk Seal, 2008

For the First Time in More Than 100 Years, Scientists Discover New Seal Genus The now extinct Caribbean monk seal shares an evolutionary connection with the endangered Hawaiian monk seal--one more reason to save the species.

Mediterranean monk seal - Wikipedia

Mediterranean monk seal - Wikipedia

Monk seals are friendly. | 12 Reasons Why Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Adorable

12 Reasons Why Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Adorable

Close-up! | 12 Reasons Why Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Adorable

12 Reasons Why Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Adorable

Hawaiian Monk Seal Ilio-holo-ikauaua (ee-lee-o holo ee ka ooa-ooa) meaning ‘dog that runs in the sea ’

With less than 400 remaining, the Mediterranean Monk Seal is one of the rarest animals on the planet.

13 Threatened Animals Of The Ocean (PHOTOS)

Hawaiian Monk Seal (one of the rarest mammals in the world) - (Top 10 Endangered Animals)

Hawaiian Monk Seal, endemic to Hawaii and one of the world's most engangered animals.

This totally takes me back to the Lisa Frank days... totally agree with ya Babs

so sweet.Seals -how cold do you have to be to go up to these sweet little things and kill them--brutally, no even humanely? so many things in our society must change.

The Marine Mammal Center : Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal! Great news for Monk Seals!!!!!

The Marine Mammal Center works to rescue and humanely treat ill, injured, or orphaned marine mammals and to advance knowledge about marine mammal health. Explore The Center's website to find out how you can help support marine mammal conservation.

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