Sam (born 1994)

Sam, originally from the Zoo Rheine, is the third oldest harbour seal of the Marine Science Center. He is an animal of stoic composure, a real workhorse. However, he is sometimes selective about which trainer he is willing to work with. He is known to always portray a high level of concentration and accuracy during experiments. In training as well as in experiments he is very versatile. He has participated in experiments on the earth's magnetic field, on polarization vision, and in acoustics. In our seawater enclosure he proves to be a shrewd hunter.