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Noun1.Pinnipedia - seals; sea lions; walruses
animal order - the order of animals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal - aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
family Otariidae, Otariidae - eared seals: sea lions and fur seals
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
family Odobenidae, Odobenidae - walruses and extinct forms
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Open Competition: Open Tender For The Right To A State Contract To Provide Services For The Site Survey Pavilion Pinnipeds In The Moscow Zoo.
We find more of the blubbery pinnipeds at Gold Harbour, a glorious snapshot of the wild chaos that shapes South Georgia.
I thought about San Miguel, which has a fossil caliche forest and a rookery of more than 30,000 seals and sea lions, one of the largest concentrations of pinnipeds in the world.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to rescue, medically treat, and rehabilitate pinnipeds and cetaceans that strand along the Orange County coastline due to injury or illness; to release healthy marine mammals back to their natural habitat while preserving species diversity; and to increase public awareness of the marine environment through education and research.
Tokyo) to sight, identify, and estimate group sizes of cetaceans and pinnipeds encountered along the transect lines between CalCOFI hydrographic sampling stations (Fig.
Fur seals are any of nine species of pinnipeds in the Otariidae family.
To the Editor: Since 1987, mor billivirus (family Paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus) outbreaks among pinnipeds and cetaceans in the Northern Hemisphere have caused high rates of death (1,2).
Pheasants, minnows, and bush crickets invested in both weapons and testes, while pinnipeds, such as elephant seals where males are almost five times the size of females, and acanthocephalan (a type of worms) invested more in weaponry but not testes.
In her excellent, extremely interesting article, CPT Virginia White reviews influenza viruses that infect humans and pinnipeds, the species that includes seals, walruses, and sea lions.
By land or sea: Most Pinnipeds can hear, see and communicate both on land and underwater.
Wildlife biologists from the Oregon and Washington governments say the sea lions are a threat to Chinook salmon recovery and have sought to trap and kill the pinnipeds.
It's not quite as much as pinnipeds [such as seals], but it's more than a rat's whisker.