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Critically endangered NZ Sea Lion pups tagged for monitoring

Department of Conservation on the Otago Peninsula are working hard to tag a new group of New Zealand Sea Lion pups so they can monitor the critically endangered species.

Until recently the only remaining populations could be found in the Sub-Antarctic Islands. Source: 1 NEWS

Until recently the only remaining populations could be found in the Sub-Antarctic Islands.

DOC are keen to highlight the threats the mainland population faces which include household dogs, vehicles on the beach and sadly the odd shooter.