Grey seal

Halichoerus grypus

HALLHÜLJES
СЕРЫЙ ТЮЛЕНЬ
HALLI eli HARMAAHYLJE

Family: Phocidae

Grey seal is the biggest seal species out of the three species living in the Baltic Sea. Male seals can weight up to 300 kg and reach the length of up to 3 meters. Grey seal have a recognizable long snout. Females are lighter colored than the males and they are smaller in size. Some black and yellow-brown colored individuals have been reported as well. Their diet consists of fish, crayfish and mollusks.

Hallhüljes-Kaisa Hallhüljes-Mari-Lagejärv Hallhüljes-Siiri-Palmi

Open

  • Ticket office
    9-18
  • Indoor expositions *
    10-19
  • Children’s Zoo
    10-19

*Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays
You are allowed to walk in the Zoo for 2 hours after the Ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Entrance at Paldiski mnt
Bus stop: Zoo, buses nr. 21, 21B, 22, 42 and 43; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance at Ehitajate tee
Bus stop: Nurmenuku, Karikakra or Meistri buses nr. 10, 12, 16, 26, 27, 28, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance locations on the map

Contact

Mo-Fr +372 6943 300; Security department: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150 / Paldiski mnt. 145

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