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Common Seal

Observed: 28th July 2013 By: lynda07lynda07’s reputation in Mammalslynda07’s reputation in Mammals
IMG_3894a
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the naturalist man's picture

Common seal

Note the puppy dog look to the face a prominent forehead and muzzle.

Graham Banwell

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Thanks Graham

Thanks Graham

Lynda

james spencer's picture

Easiest way to tell seals

Easiest way to tell seals apart is the nostrils. They are parallel in Grey Seals and diagonal (as here) in Common Seals. Head shape can be ambiguous with male Common Seals and female Grey Seals.