Yowie Series EIGHT :   FORGOTTEN  FRIENDS  (Series A)

 

 

07- Name:  Caribbean Monk Seal
Scientific Name:  Monachus tropicalis

This large seal had a reputation for being very friendly. Unfortunately, humans did not return the friendship, killing many seals for fur and oil. Fisherman killed many more, believing the seals were competing with them for their catch. The last seals were seen in 1952.