Hawaiian Monk Seal K13

K13 is an endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal. The scientific name for this species is Monachus schauinslandi but I prefer the Hawaiian name ilio-holo-i-kauaua which means ‘dog that runs on water’ or ‘dog running in rough seas’.┬áMonk seals are named for the loose folds of skin around their necks that look like a monk’s cowl. I […]