Southern Elephant Seal Photo, Mirounga leonina



Southern elephant seal, juvenile.  The southern elephant seal is the largest pinniped, and the largest member of order Carnivora, ever to have existed.  It gets its name from the large proboscis (nose) it has when it has grown to adulthood. Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island, Mirounga leonina, natural history stock photograph, photo id 24420
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Southern elephant seal, juvenile. The southern elephant seal is the largest pinniped, and the largest member of order Carnivora, ever to have existed. It gets its name from the large proboscis (nose) it has when it has grown to adulthood. Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island

Stock Photo: 24420
Species: Southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
Lat/Long: S 054° 07' 03.15", W 036° 39' 58.27" (Coordinates: -54.11754°, -36.66619°)
Format: Digital 3:2
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Keywords: animal, animalia, atlantic, caniformia, carnivora, chordata, elephant seal, hercules bay, leonina, mammal, mammalia, mirounga, mirounga leonina, oceans, phocidae, pinniped, south georgia island, southern elephant seal, united kingdom, vertebrata, vertebrate, wildlife

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Updated: December 16, 2017

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