Southern Elephant Seal
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...
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 ...
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
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
The young female is all white, and the first elephant seal
recorded with this unique coloration.
Albino marine mammals are a rarity, and garner much attention when one is spotted. These animals face some challenges that their normally-colored counterparts don't - they... More »
Find out what's known about Southern Elephant Seals, Mirounga leonina,
Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats,
The Southern elephant seal is circumpolar in distribution, being found on most of
the subantarctic islands, including the Falkland islands, Gough, Marion and ...
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.
The large males, those with the big noses that give elephant seals their name,
are only on the ... It is documented in southern elephant seals, close relatives.
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