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Oct 27, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Hi Oscar, that's actually a great question! Seals and sea lions are actually quite different, they've been separated (based on genetics and morphology) for about 15 million years. The group that has seals is called Phocidae, and you can distinguish them by the fact that they lack external ears and swim with their hind limbs, pushing them back and forth like a shark does its tail. They also have much smaller forelimbs, and can't rotate their hind limbs around to walk on land. Sea lions are in a group called Otariidae, which actually includes species named "fur seal" as well, but those aren't true seals. All otarrids have external ears, they can rotate their ankles around to walk on land, and they have large forelimbs which they use to swim. They flap their forelimbs like wings to "fly" through the water. There are only about 15 species of each alive today, and many species of each are endangered, with causes ranging from overfishing to habitat loss due to melting ice or humans taking over their beaches.
Oct 09, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thanks! I appreciate the help!
Oct 06, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thanks Kristen!
Oct 03, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thanks!!
Oct 03, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thank you!
Oct 02, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thank you! ^_^
Oct 02, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thank you!!
Oct 02, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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Thank you!
Sep 30, 2014
Written in Bone: was the fossil Allodesmus a seal or sea lion?
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