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The southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) is one of the two extant species of elephant seals. It is both the largest pinniped and member of the order ...

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Instantly recognisable by the large, inflatable proboscis, the male southern elephant seal is the biggest seal in its family. Males can weigh eight to ten times as ...

Southern Elephant Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


The Southern elephant seal is circumpolar in distribution, being found on most of the subantarctic islands, including the Falkland islands, Gough, Marion and ...

Southern Elephant Seal - Seal Facts and Information


The Southern Elephant Seal is the largest of all seals in the world. The males can weigh up to 8500 lb and the females 2000 lb.

Southern Elephant Seals - Mirounga leonina - Antarctica fact file

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Southern elephant seal - Encyclopedia of Earth


Feb 23, 2010 ... The Southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina, is one of nineteen species of marine mammals in the family of true seals. Together with the ...

Mirounga leonina (South Atlantic Elephant-seal, Southern Elephant ...


Taxonomic Notes: The two species of Elephant Seals, Mirounga leonina and M. angustirostris, share many similarities in appearance and behaviour and differ ...

Elephant Seal Attacks Divers | Untamed and Uncut | Animal Planet


An elephant seal attacks a pair of divers during a filming expedition. The two are forced to fight off the enormous, one-ton male for 45 heart-pounding minutes.

Elephant seals — Australian Antarctic Division


Sep 2, 2015 ... Southern elephant seals are named after the large proboscis (nose) of the adult males, which is used to make loud roaring sounds, especially ...

The Marine Mammal Center : Northern Elephant Seal


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.

Southern Elephant Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Mirounga
Species: Mirounga leonina
The Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) is one of two species of elephant seal (the other is the Northern Elephant Seal). It is a member of the family Phocidae or "true seals". The elephant seals get their name from their... More »
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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  ...

Southern Elephant Seals, Mirounga leonina ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Southern Elephant Seals, Mirounga leonina, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Southern elephant seal | TravelWild Expeditions


The southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) is the world's largest seal and the largest member of the order Carnivora, which includes all seals, cats, dogs, ...