Picture of the day: Cape Fur Seal
“Picture of the day”
In the 1950’s the population of the Cape Fur Seal in Plettenberg Bay was 10 000.
By the early 1980’s, their numbers had been reduced to 0.
Currently we have a population of between 4000-5000 Seals.
Facts on Cape Fur Seals:
They can dive up to 250meters
Can hold their breath for 25 minutes
Can consume 10% of their body weight in a day