Northern Elephant Seal
The Northern Elephant Seal feeds mostly on squid, octopus, and such fish as ratfish, hagfish, small sharks, and other deepwater marine life. A deep feeder, it can remain submerged for up to 80 minutes, often remaining at the...
The northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) is one of two species of
elephant seal (the other is the southern elephant seal). It is a member of the
The northern elephant seal is the second largest seal in the world, after the
southern elephant seal. The elephant seal is in the phocid, or true seal, family.
Find out what's known about Northern Elephant Seals, Mirounga angustirostris,
Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, ...
Elephant seals, like all true seals (phocids), lack external ear flaps and crawl on
... Hundreds of thousands of northern elephant seals lived in the Pacific Ocean ...
There are two species of elephant seals, the northern and southern. Northern
elephant seals can be found in California and Baja California, though they prefer
Elephant Seals at Año Nuevo State Park Perhaps the most compelling attraction
for human visitors to Año Nuevo State Reserve is the large colony of northern ...
Renowned for their long migration distances and their incredible diving abilities,
Northern elephant seals, so named because of their long elephant-like noses, ...
In the 1880's northern elephant seals were thought to be extinct, harvested by
shore whalers and sealers for their blubber. The oil obtained from elephant seals
On land, this enormous marine mammal may be a lumbering mass of blubber,
but once in water the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) transforms