Picture of the day: The Elephant Seal

“Picture of the day”

The Elephant Seal basking in the sun with the Cape Fur Seals.

The Elephant Seal is part of the true seal family and differ from the fur seal in several ways.

Firstly, they don’t have fur, second they do not have external ear flaps; third they only have incisors on the lower jaw; and lastly they are not able to walk on their hind flippers as the fur seals do.

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