AUSTRALASIAN Temperate Ocean

The mammals of the temperate oceans of Australia and New Zealand...


Dusky Dolphin (Kaikoura).

Sperm Whale (Kaikoura).

Order Carnivora


Family Otariidae: the 'Eared Seals', including sea lions and fur seals

New Zealand Fur Seals often expose their flippers to the sun to warm up (Rottnest Island, Australia).

Arctocephalus forsteri, 'New Zealand Fur Sea' (Rottnest Island). Found around coast of New Zealand and southern Australia.

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