Juan Fernandez fur seal

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Juan Fernandez fur seal

Order : Carnivora
Family : Otariidae
Species : Arctocephalus philippii

 

The Juan fernández fur seal is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Juan Fernandez fur seal
A young / baby of a Juan Fernandez fur seal is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Juan Fernandez fur seal group is called a 'pod, colony, crash, flock, harem, bob, herd, rookery, team or hurd'.
Countries
Chile

Facts about the Juan Fernandez fur seal

The Juan Fernandez Fur Seal is best known for it's long pointed snout.

Now, thanks to total protection, the Juan Fernandez fur seal is coming back. (Full text)

Geographical Distribution: The Juan Fernandez fur seal is restricted to the Juan Fernandez Archipelago in the eastern

Geographic Range Juan Fernandez fur seals are found today on the islands they were named for, off the coast of central Chile. (Full text)

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