Southern Elephant Seal

by Ethan parker

Scientific name

MIROUNGA LIONINA
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size

They can grow up to 6 meters long and weigh up to 4 000 killograms.

Diet

Southern elephant seals eat mainly fish,squid and octopus.

Breeding

They breed between August and November.

It takes 7-9 months for them to have a pup.

The pup usualy wheighs 42.5kg.

Adaptations

The Southern Elephant Seal has a special type of eyes that allow it to see in deep,dark and gloomy waters

They can dive over 1500 m and can stay submurged for at least four hours.

They have a torpedo shaped body so they can dive easyer.

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