South American fur seal

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South American fur seal
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South American fur seal at Zoo Landau
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Clade: Pinnipediformes
Clade: Pinnipedia
Family: Otariidae
Genus: Arctocephalus
Species:
A. australis
Binomial name
Arctocephalus australis
(Zimmermann, 1783)
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Distribution of South American Fur Seal

The South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis) is a type of fur seal. It breeds on the coasts of Peru, Chile, the Falkland Islands, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Campagna, C.; IUCN SSC Pinniped Specialist Group (2008). "Arctocephalus australis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2009.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. "ADW: Arctocephalus australis: Information".