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 expositions are closed on Mondays.
The Zoo closes two hours after the ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map

Contact

E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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