Seals usually live up to 25 years.
Seals’ eyes are excellent at seeing underwater. Their eyesight is not as good above the water.
Seals differ in size. A fur seal usually grows to about one and a half metres whereas an elephant seal can grow to five metres long!
Seals use their whiskers to search for food. They are highly sensitive.
Although a seal may look awkward clambering over the rocks, they are completely at home in the water and excellent swimmers.
Seals float on their side when sleeping at sea.
New Zealand fur seals have been known to dive deeper than 238 metres, and for as long as 11 minutes! How long can you hold your breath underwater?