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Hawaiian Monk Seal Spins Like A Top

Maka onaona, one of two male monk seals living at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu, enjoys spinning in his pool. Prepare to be hypnotized.

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Maka onaona, the older of the two monk seals at the Aquarium, arrived in 1984 when he was only three weeks old after being abandoned by his mother on one of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Now he is seven-and-a-half feet long and weighs almost 400 pounds.

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The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the most endangered animals in the world with only about 1,100 monk seals remaining in the wild.