In the first of our Endangered Species episodes, we cover everything about the Hawaiian monk seal, one of two living tropical earless seals.

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Read all the details you need to know about Hawaiian monk seal life history and population recovery: 

Read the full report on the study of monk seal movement using visual sightings: 

Read about National Geographic's Crittercams, an important technology for studying monk seals: 

Read a summary of monk seal translocation efforts: 

Read about toxoplasmosis, the disease spread through cat feces that is killing monk seals: 

Check out this helpful information about monk seal critical habitat: 

Read about the human-monk seal interface and how it is impacting population recovery in the main islands of Hawaii: 


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