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Zeehonden Creche Lenie 't Hart
 
 

Latest update:16-06-2013

Spotted Seal

Spotted Seal with pup
Latin name:

Phocinae - Phocini - Phoca - P. Largha

Description:
The spotted seal, or, Largha seal resembles the common seal. The only difference is that it is smaller (1.6 to 1,7 m in length, 82 to 123 kg in weight). Its coat is silvery grey with a dark grey cloak, which is marked with dark, oval spots. Its muzzle is darker than that of the common seal.

Pups:
Pups have a white, woolly fur. They are born from January to April on the arctic pack ice.

Status:
Spotted seals are still being hunted for commercial gain. Also, many spotted seals die because they get caught up in fishnets.

Habitat:
Range Spotted Seal

Er zijn op dit moment
71
zeehonden in de creche
Status: Normaal