Sea lion dies in net

The New Zealand Herald - - NEWS -

The death of a fe­male New Zealand sea lion has sparked out­rage among en­vi­ron­men­tal and con­ser­va­tion or­gan­i­sa­tions For­est & Bird and WWF New Zealand. The New Zealand sea lion, a crit­i­cally en­dan­gered species, drowned in a squid trawl net in the Auck­land Is­lands, re­sult­ing in fresh pleas to change the method of catch­ing squid within the fish­ing in­dus­try.

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