New Zealand Sea Lion
Males have dark brown or black coats. Coats of females are silver to grey on their dorsal side with a creamy underside. Mature males have a black mane of coarse hair around their shoulders.
Adult males are known to occasionally cannibalize pups of the same species.
They are found in several sub-Antarctic islands south of New Zealand and their surrounding waters.
Sharks, leopard seals, and killer whales
Social system/Group size
Groups are separated by gender.
The population status is Vunerable.
Hunting by Polynesian and European settlers caused their extinction from the mainland of Australia.