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Are you feeling tense and unable to relax? Maka onaona, a 400-pound monk seal at the Waikiki aquarium, is here to help you meditate. Just gaze upon his gracious bulk spinning slowly in the water, and you will soon come to know inner peace.

Monk seals, which are presumably not named for their ability to produce or enter a semi-religious trance, are super-endangered — there are only 1,100 of them in the wild. Maybe because they’re too dizzy to run away from predators.