The Weekly Snapshot | New Zealand Fur Seal

by Brian on April 15, 2012 · 1 comment

Photo of a New Zealand Fur Seal at Separation Point in Abel Tasman National Park, NZ's smallest National Park.

The seal decided I was close enough

This Weekly Snapshot is of a New Zealand fur seal I had a close encounter with at Separation Point in Abel Tasman National Park. New Zealand fur seals are found all over the country and have even been known to swim to Australia. We had quite a few opportunities to observe and admire these animals during our road trip around the South Island in Westport, Fiordland National Park, Kaikoura, and Abel Tasman National Park.

For more information on New Zealand fur seals, visit the NZ Department of Conservation website here.

Canon Powershot S95 Photo Properties – f number: 4.9, exposure time: 1/125, focal length: 22.5

About the author: Brian

Brian is one of the two backpacks traversing the globe with his lovely wife and better half, Kaitlin. He enjoys all things relating to delicious food, good beer, and the great outdoors. When he isn't out taking photographs and adventuring himself, he enjoys writing about travel and backpacking gear, his favorite foods from around the world, and lessons he has learned throughout his adventures.

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