7 Things You Might Not Have Known About One Of Hawaii’s Only Endemic Mammals, The Monk Seal

Hawaii is boundless in natural beauty — but it is also a flourishing environment for many exotic animals, making the islands the perfect location for primates, zebras, farm animals, tropical marine life, and even tigers to thrive — in the wild, and in captivity. And though the Hawaiian green sea turtle — or honu — gets all the attention, today, we’re giving a shoutout to our favorite native animal: the monk seal. Whether you’ve seen these beautiful creatures in the wild or not, here are seven unique facts you might not have known. 

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Did you know these seven facts about our favorite Hawaiian mammal? Have you ever seen a Hawaiian monk seal in the wild? Share your experiences with us in the comments below — just remember to give these captivating creatures plenty of space when you see them!

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