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Volume 30, 1897
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Sir James Hector exhibited—(1.) A fine skeleton of the sealeopardess, captured at Island Bay; also parts of other seals.

He said that up to the present there were only three kinds on these coasts—viz., the leopard-seal, the sea-lion, and the fur-seal.