Informatie over Cape Fur Seal
The Cape fur seal is the only seal species that is truly native to the South African mainland. This species is the one you'll see at the harbours and rocky outcrops along the shore. It is estimated that approximately two million Cape fur seals inhabit the coasts of Southern Africa, mostly living in 25-40 colonies on rocky coastlines and on islands.
Interessante feiten over Cape Fur Seal
Cape fur seals begin their life on land, under the care of their mothers.
Males grow to about 350kg, females only reach about 150kg.
Because of their large size, adult Cape fur seals do not have many predators: at sea only large sharks.