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Hawaiian Monk Seal Resting On Poipu Beach
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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hawaiian Monk Seal Resting On Poipu Beach

When traveling to Kauai this September, a friend took me out to see the island. She told me where we would most likely see a Hawaiian Monk Seal and sure enough one was there. Hawaiian Monk Seal #K-90 was resting on Poipu beach (according to the sign).

TAGS: Beach, Endangered, Hawaii, Kauai, Monk, Seal, United States

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Kearney, Nebraska, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Jill Shannon.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 37
Total Favorites: 1
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 11:21 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix S1
Focal Length: 215mm
Shutter Speed: 1/339
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Poipu, Hawaii, United States of America